Walking

Looking for places to walk or hike? Here is a collection of some of the many things that Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward has to offer.

Jackson Street Bridge

This is the go-to vista for Atlantans and tourists alike when it comes to capturing the iconic Atlanta skyline. While its popularity has spiked in recent years due to its…

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The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is the only Presidential Library in the southeast. Its archives offer a wonderful source of information for researchers. Its museum, which re-opened Oct.…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Park

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site represents the lives and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King. Contributing features include Dr.…

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Sweet Auburn Historic District

Stroll down Sweet Auburn Avenue, the heart of African-American commerce and culture in Atlanta at the turn of the century. Discover landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement, and several historic…

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Krog Street Market

Krog Street Market is a destination for Atlanta’s intown culture –those who are always searching for unique, specialty creations. It was designed to be as authentic as the 1920’s warehouse…

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The Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn

Founded in 1918 as an open air market, The Municipal Market opened the doors to its new building in 1924. Referred to as the Curb Market by locals, it houses…

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Atlanta History | Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Throughout its long history, Ebenezer Baptist Church, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has been a spiritual home to many citizens of the “Sweet Auburn” community. Its most famous member, Rev. Martin…

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Atlanta History | Atlanta's Historic Fire Station 6

Historic Fire Station 6

Fire Station No. 6 was built in 1894 and served the “Sweet” Auburn community until 1991. Hear about the desegregation of the Atlanta Fire Department and view a 1927 American…

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Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market breathes new life into the historic Sears, Roebuck & Co. building in Atlanta. The classic structure, which is the area’s largest adaptive reuse project, has been reinvented…

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Art in the Krog Street Tunnel photo, courtesy of Josh Hallet (Hyku on Flickr)

Krog Street Tunnel

Photo above courtesy of Josh Hallet. (CC BY-SA 2.0 License) The Krog Street Tunnel is a tunnel in Atlanta known for its street art. The tunnel links the Cabbagetown and…

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Oakland Cemetery, photo courtesy of oaklandcemetery.com.

Oakland Cemetery

Less than a mile from the heart of downtown Atlanta, a hidden treasure, a secret sanctuary, welcomes you. This garden cemetery, founded in 1850, is the final resting place of…

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Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, Interior of Restaurant (Courtesy of ladybirdatlanta.com)

Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

Located in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall is the first outdoor-oriented bar and restaurant to open along the BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, at mile marker 9.25.…

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