Historic Markers Across Georgia



Margaret Mitchell



Marker ID: GHM 060-191
Location: 1401 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 47.575    W 084° 23.187
  33.792916    -84.38645
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2HF7
Margaret Mitchell  Marker  



Text:

Margaret Mitchell (November 8, 1900 - August 16, 1949) spent her girlhood and young ladyhood in the home of her father, which stood here. Her family had lived in Atlanta since the city´s earliest days. She was born and lived in Atlanta all her live. After her marriage to John Robert Marsh (July 4, 1925), she wrote Gone with the Wind over a period of ten years - 1926 - 36 while residing at 979 Crescent Ave NE. (1925 - 32) 4 17th Street NE (1932 - 39). She was a reporter on the Atlanta Journal for four years (1922 - 26).

She died on August 16, 1949 from an accident suffered near here.

Her Novel which was published June 30, 1936, has been translated into 25 foreign languages.

GHM 060-191 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1961



 

 

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