Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Marietta scene

Speaking of the Marietta bus station, the first structure to the right on this picture, at the corner of Atlanta and Anderson Streets was where the first bus station in Marietta I remember.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can you dig up anything about the old "employment office", once located near the Square in the mid forties? Actually it was referred to as the "Un-employment" office.

7:19 AM  
Blogger Eddie said...

I'll look around. I remember the employment office was in the building owned by Harold Willingham (sp?) at the corner of Waddell and Anderson Streets. And later at the corner of Lawrence Ave and Fairground St.

7:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


meanwhile i'll map out the streets you mentioned

5:40 PM  
Anonymous G said...

The one I remember was at Waddell and Anderson.

3:52 PM  
Blogger Eddie said...

I think they moved to the corner of Lawrence Fairground Streets about 1962 or 1963. I remember Johnny Pascoe had a job there interviewing people. I used to drop by & visit him from time to time, although I had a job.

6:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess there's no way to find out who ran it during the mid forties.

8:22 AM  
Blogger Eddie said...

If you read the Marietta Journal daily and read historical books about Marietta, such as Dr. Tom Scott's "History of Cobb County" sometimes the information you want, or a lead to it, just falls into your lap.

4:02 AM  

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