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A Backstage Tour of the Atlanta Cyclorama (part one)

(part one of four) While I had many great Civil War-related adventures in 2017, the highlight probably came in June when Dr. Gordon Jones, senior military historian and curator at the Atlanta History Center, treated me to a behind-the-scenes tour … Continue reading

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The Atlanta Cyclorama

Originally standing at 50 feet tall with a circumference of 358 feet, the Atlanta Cyclorama is one of the largest and oldest cycloramas in existence. The oil painting was originally going to be the campaign poster for John A. Logan. Logan … Continue reading

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