By Sharon Foster Jones

Named for the recognized Spanish explorer who was once stated to have stumbled on the Fountain of minor, Atlanta�s Ponce de Leon road all started as an easy nation highway that conveyed viewers to the therapeutic springs that after bubbled alongside it. Now, few motorists notice that the road, one among Atlanta�s significant commuter thoroughfares, was once a prestigious residential road in Victorian Atlanta, domestic to mayors and millionaires. An monetary flip within the 20th century remodeled the road right into a crime-ridden advertisement hall, yet in recent times, Atlantans have rediscovered the street�s venerable structure and storied background. subscribe to neighborhood historian Sharon Foster Jones on a bright journey of the avenue�from picnics through the springs in hoopskirts and Atlanta Crackers baseball to the Fox Theatre and the times while Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable and Al Capone lodged within the esteemed inns lining this fantastic avenue.

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