After a $35.8 million restoration project that spanned four years, the Atlanta History Center unveiled its Battle of Atlanta cyclorama late last month.
In 2017, I had the privilege of getting a behind-the-scenes tour of the restoration project from the museum’s chief historian, Dr. Gordon Jones. You can read that four-part series starting here.
If you’d like to read coverage of the cyclorama’s opening:
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Restored Cyclorama Reopens“
- New York Times: “A Victory for the Civil War ‘Cyclorama’“
- Atlanta Magazine: “Redeeming the Cyclorama: Why the century-old attraction is anything but a monument to the Confederacy“
And from the Atlanta History Center: