Stories of Atlanta You Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/storiesofatlanta
Have you ever wondered why a major Atlanta avenue was named after a 15th century conquistador who never came near Atlanta? Or which Atlantan hit the longest home run in baseball history and how many miles it traveled? And why are there so many stories of Atlanta that no one knows? Lance Russell explores the history and the stories of Atlanta.
Mr. Russell shares short videos of little known and interesting history of Atlanta. He often uses the Central Library's Special Collections department to research or just browse in search of new tidbits of hidden history.
Keep checking for links to stories that originated right here in your local library.