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3 things to know about Peachtree Street

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It’s hard to deny the rich history and thousands of stories etched into every mile of Peachtree Street, which stretches from Downtown to Buckhead. Here are our top three favorite stories about the South’s most prominent road:

• “Gone With The Wind” was written in a house along Peachtree Street, which is also where author Margaret Mitchell met her untimely demise after getting hit by an off-duty taxi.

• The AJC Peachtree Road Race is the world’s largest 10K, with over 60,000 participants each year.

• Coca-Cola was first sold at Jacobs’ Pharmacy, located on Peachtree Street at Five Points.

Katie Cline, 360 Media, Inc.

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