Collin Kelley, Atlanta INTown Paper
As the Atlanta Preservation Center (APC) celebrate its 40th anniversary, it also will present the 17th annual award-winning Phoenix Flies: A Celebration of Atlanta’s Historic Sites March 7 – 29. The three-week festival celebrating Atlanta’s cultural and historical resources will showcase 100 sites offering more than 200 events, including guided walking tours, lectures, storytelling, open houses and more. All the events are open to the public and completely free of charge.
Highlights this year include new partner tours at the Pitts Theology Library at Emory University and the Salvation Army Southern Historical Center. The Pitts Theology Library, which is internationally renowned for its rare book and archival collections, will feature its current Papal Rome exhibition, with refreshments included. The Southern Historical Center museum, which serves as the official historical repository for the Salvation Army in the Southeast, will include the museum, campus history and buildings in its tour.
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