Why you'd want to live in Marietta
Marietta is a city northwest of Atlanta. Near Marietta Square, an 1845 former cotton warehouse houses the Marietta Museum of History. Exhibits there focus on local history. The Gone with the Wind Museum, nearby, celebrates the film and the Margaret Mitchell novel. Northwest trails lace Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, site of an 1864 Civil War battle. In 1864, when Sherman marched through Marietta, he spared the city before going to burn Atlanta.