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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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