The BATL website is currently under construction, however our upcoming events are listed below, we look forward to seeing you soon!

BATL offers tours throughout the year, typically the second Saturday of every month. Sign up below, spaces are limited!!!

4.10.2016 3pm The Battle Began Here Walking Tour , a relatively new tour offering by B*ATL, The Battle Began Here Walking Tour travels along the federal rear lines and to other focal points in historic Kirkwood, , providing a comprehensive yet localized view of the Battle in the area where the Battle began. Attendees will hear the human stories of the battle as well as get a sense of the troop movements from our trained tour guide. Many find it particularly interesting when looking at the Kirkwood today as the historic ground continues to change. Please note that these tours last approx. 1hr 30min. Tour departs from the Southeast corner of Rogers St. and Arizona Ave.

Coming Soon Frontlines Walking Tour , an offshoot of our original and "staple" tour offering, The Front Lines Walking Tour travels along the front lines and to other focal points in historic East Atlanta, providing a comprehensive yet localized view of the Battle along  its most contested land. Attendees will hear the human stories of the battle as well as get a sense of the troop movements from our trained tour guide. Many find it particularly interesting when looking at the East Atlanta today as the historic ground continues to change. Please note that these tours last approx. 1hr 30min.  The tour departs from the Dragon sculpture next to the Argosy Pub on Flat Shoals Avenue SE.

 

March 2017 3pm A Special Phoenix Flies offering: The Battle of Atlanta Trench Tour, walk the Battle of Atlanta Union Line in the ever changing East Atlanta Village to learn about the soldiers who fought here in 1864 as well as those who made history here before. Plus observe historic buildings that still hand, discuss lost preservation opportunities, and plans for future development.  Sites include the temporary Union canon position, The Little Fox Theater, John B. Gordon School, The old Nickelodeon, The Flat Iron, and one of Atlanta's two Battlefield Monuments.  Please note that these tours last approx. 1hr 30min the tour will begin in front of Joe's Coffee Shop, 510 Flat Shoals Ave Se, Atlanta, GA 30316.

This tour is FREE but requires reservations through the Atlanta Preservation center call 404.688.3353 to make a reservation. Please make your reservation early space is limited!

BATL's Mission
BATL seeks to connect residents and visitors to Southeast Atlanta’s past; and promote learning through cultural tourism. The BATL event is a showcase for the diverse contributions of Atlantans to our communities since the Civil War, and highlights the roles of African Americans and women.

BATL also supports the implementation of a multi-purpose, interpretive trail connecting the neighborhoods of East Atlanta and Kirkwood.

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