“I reached Atlanta during the afternoon of the 14th, and found that all preparations had been made…Colonel Poe, United States Engineer, of my staff, had been busy in his special task of destruction. He had a large force at work, had leveled the great depot, round-house, and the machine-shops of the Georgia railroad, and had applied fire to the wreck… The fire also reached the block of stores near the depot, and the heart of the city was in flames all night…”
- William T. Sherman
In honor of Halloween, here’s a collection of pics of some of the creepiest Atlanta houses we could find in the archives. Enjoy!
View of Atlanta’s Candler Building under construction in the early 1900s. Completed in 1906, the Candler Building was built by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Candler. At seventeen stories, it was the tallest building in Atlanta when it was completed.