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Old Posted May 16, 2022, 2:18 PM
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Originally Posted by iheartthed View Post
Atlanta also wasn't the largest city in Georgia in the 1860s. If Savannah had maintained its status as the primary city of Georgia then maybe it would look like Boston. Atlanta was effectively a clean slate.
yep, charleston and savannah were the boston and NYC of the southeast way back in the day, but they lost their thunder to atlanta and charlotte in the 20th century.

imagine if boston and NYC were relatively small little mid-sized metro areas today and syracuse and burlington each had many millions of people instead.
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