Located in the Southeast region of the United States, Atlanta is the current capitol of Georgia. For most people today it would be assumed it had always been that way, but the fact is that there were a number of capitols that held the title first. That is just one of many little known facts about this beautiful city.
When it comes to being the capitol, Atlanta is actually the fifth for the state. Others have included Louisville, Augusta, Savannah and Milledgeville. The reasons for the changes range from being political to simply making more sense geographically, but one thing is certain, that is a lot of changes.
Unless you live in the state you probably also do not know the history behind the symbol used to represent its capitol...Read More