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!!!
The Battle of Atlanta tour for May
will be on the Saturday, May 21
and will begin at 10am in the East Atlanta Village at Joes Coffee shop.
The tour is an easy walk that takes about an hour and a half. Tourists
will stroll along the front-lines of the historic battle and visit areas
behind and in front of the lines where troops were on the move on July
22, 1864. They will hear stories of the men who fought in this historic
battle that changed the course of US history. Advance tickets are
required and can be purchased until May 20 at
The BATL organization will be offering various tours one a month
throughout 2016. The June tour will be posted on the website soon. Money
raised from the tours will be used to restore Atlantas only two
Coming Soon for June, 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. 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.
BATL seeks to connect residents and visitors to Southeast Atlantas
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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