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Margaret Mitchell House & Museum

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<p>Margaret Mitchell wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Gone with the Wind" in apartment No. 1 of this historic, three-story building on Peachtree Road. She moved into the residence, then called the Crescent Apartments, with her husband John Marsh in 1925. The house remained an apartment until 1978 and then was abandoned. In 1985, preservationists restored the residence. In 1989, it was named a city landmark.</p>
<p>The house is operated by the Atlanta History Center and features guided tours of the apartment where Margaret Mitchell wrote her famous novel. There also are several exhibits that showcase Mitchell's life. The last tour of the the day begins at 4:3 pm. The house also serves as a literary center that hosts programs with award-winning authors, as well as creative writing classes for adults and youth. </p>
990 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 249-7015
  • Fax: 404-814-2059
  • Accessibility Details: There is elevator access and a ramp.
  • Hours: Mon - Sat, 10am - 5:30pm; Sun, noon - 5:30pm
  • Accessible: yes
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