Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell (HMQXS)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30309 Fulton County
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N 33° 47.575', W 84° 23.187'

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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 life.

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) and at 4 17th St., 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.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-191
Year Placed1961
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 741972 N 3742266
Decimal Degrees33.79291667, -84.38645000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 47.575', W 84° 23.187'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 47' 34.50" N, 84° 23' 11.22" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1393-1397 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30309, US
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