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Pershing Point Park

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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Unknown
Title: Pershing Point Park
Date: 1988
Description: View looking south on Peachtree Street towards Pershing Point Park in the Midtown area of Atlanta, Georgia.

Local identification number: VIS 158.11.15

Pershing Point Park is named for World War I hero, General John Pershing, and forms the junction of two of Atlanta's most traveled downtown business routes: Peachtree Street and West Peachtree Street. It is dedicated to the residents of Fulton County who died in the first Great War, with a war monument that stands at the center of the green.

Local identification number: ahc158011015a.jpg

Subjects: Recreation--Georgia--Atlanta | Parks--Georgia--Atlanta | Monuments and memorials--Georgia--Atlanta | Street signs--Georgia--Atlanta | Streets--Georgia--Atlanta | Automobiles--1980-1990 | Pedestrians--Georgia--Atlanta | Pedestrians--Georgia--Atlanta | Pershing Point Park (Atlanta, Ga.) | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Midtown (Atlanta, Ga.) | Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.) | West Peachtree Street (Atlanta, Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,51

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs