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A Look Back: This Month In Atlanta History

By Ann Taylor Boutwell Oct. 1, 1912:  Fifty students attended their very first day of school in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Atlanta’s Fourth Ward. Contractor Robert E. Pharrow, a neighborhood resident, built the three-story structure, made partially with Stone Mountain granite. Rev. Michael Scherrer was the school’s first director. The first teachers were […]