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!!!
October 22nd 11am, the 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.
. Chip Miller who has also led the BATL runners tour will be giving the tour at a slower pace. Chip lives on the battlefield in Candler Park and has been a volunteer with BATL for several years. The tour takes about an hour and a half in an easy walk along the frontlines of the historic battle and areas behind and in front of the lines where troops were on the move on July 22, 1864. Visitors will hear stories of the men who fought in this historic battle that changed the course of US history. The
tour starts in front of the coffee shop at the corner of Flat
Shoals Avenue and Glenwood Avenue SE.
Coming Soon in November,
the Battle Began Here tour focuses on what happened in the Kirkwood
area. Attendees will hear the human stories of the battle as well as get
a sense of the troop movements from trained tour guides. The walking
tour cover a roughly 10 block route Many guests from the metro area
as well as from other states and other countries, too – have been
entertained in past years by the sweep of this piece of history. Please
note that these tours last approx. 1hr 30min bring water and stay
hydrated it is summer in Atlanta! The tour meets at the Southeast
Corner of Rogers St and Arizona Ave.
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
BATL also supports the implementation of a multi-purpose, interpretive
trail connecting the neighborhoods of East Atlanta and Kirkwood.
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