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You Might Be Surprised to Learn Who Is Where


With all of the books, documentaries and tours, you would think that there was nothing new to be learned about the final resting place of Atlanta’s notable citizens. But if you happen to be a regular viewer of our stories, you already know that there is always more to the story.

When you think about it, there is just no way, in a city the size of Atlanta, that the final chapters of Atlanta’s most well-known citizens could be summed up in one neat, little package. And while we, of course, cannot speak with certainty to the more ethereal aspects of the afterlife of Atlanta’s citizenry, we can offer insight into the final disposition of the earthly remains of those who left a significant mark on our city.

Forget what you think you know, set aside the concept that one size fits all and be prepared to learn something new from this week’s Stories of Atlanta.

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Lance Russell

Lance Russell is an Atlanta-based filmmaker and media communicator who, for over three decades, has been entrusted by clients to tell their stories. A seasoned producer with an innate ability to cut to the heart of the matter, Lance’s instincts are tailor-made for today’s “media bite” culture. Brief, poignant and always entertaining, Lance’s current passion is bringing Atlanta’s colorful and inspiring past to life with his “rest of the story” style video series, Stories of Atlanta. “History’s best communicators,” says Lance, “have always been storytellers. It’s in our DNA. ‘Once upon a time’ is how we got to where we are now.”

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  1. Greg Allen Hodges November 18, 2021 1:43 pm

    A great sketch about a familiar place. Have a set of grandparents interred there. Their resting place is about 90 paces from the gravesite of one of those early ‘tycoons’ noted……Asa Griggs Candler. A former mayor of Atlanta who was probably better known for Candler Field ….forerunner of the world’s busiest airport….and for starting the company that would eventually provide the planet with “the pause that refreshes”.Report

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