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This Day in Georgia History

December 06, 1847

Support for Moving Capital to Atlanta

Dr. William White, a supporter of Jonathan Norcross’ movement to have the state capital moved to Atlanta, made a presentation to a meeting of Atlanta citizens on the proposal. In his diary, White noted: “And at closing was greeted with a storm of cheers.”