Understand Atlanta’s past on a guided history tour telling all about the Civil War and Civil Rights in Underground Atlanta. Underground Atlanta is an urban phenomenon that came about in the wake of construction of viaducts in the 1920s, necessitating rising the city streets up one level. This had historic storefronts and shops going “underground”. Walk the streets of historic Underground Atlanta on a journey that takes you from Civil War Atlanta to the Civil Rights era. Underground may be old but is still very much alive. And kicking! This historic Atlanta district is a thriving entertainment center and metropolitan hot spot. Experience it all on the original streets of Atlanta having over six blocks of history. Enjoy the hour-long guided history tour to learn about the beginnings of this historic property and hear accounts of Atlanta’s birth and what life was like in the 1800’s.