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by Thornton Kennedy
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03:11 PM, Wednesday, August 20
Plaster’s Bridge Road in Buckhead was changed to Piedmont Road to reflect one of the most important events in Atlanta following the Civil War. In my July 30 column I wrote about Benjamin Plaster, the pioneer settler who came to the area shortly af...

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