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By William P. Marchione

The dynamic urban of Smyrna, Georgia, positioned a scant fifteen miles northwest of Atlanta, has a desirable background. In July 1864, major battles have been fought in the confines of present-day Smyrna as basic Sherman's Federal juggernaut converged at the "Gateway urban" of Atlanta. the city used to be included in 1872 with a inhabitants of fewer than 300 citizens and excessive expectancies that quick suburban improvement might happen. It was once the arriving to the realm of the aeronautics within the post-World conflict II interval that eventually generated sustained progress. Then, within the Nineteen Nineties, the town reinvented itself via an competitive city renewal software spearheaded through its dynamic mayor, Max Bacon, and a progressive-minded urban council. sign up for writer William P. Marchione, PhD, as he recounts the interesting heritage that created Smyrna.

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