Large crowds gathered up and down Chamblee Dunwoody Road on July 18, 1996, to watch the Olympic torch pass on the way to Atlanta.
A gathering of older citizens of Dunwoody in 1994 at the Spruill Center for the Arts provides an invaluable treasure of memories of early Dunwoody life.
The Air-Line Belle was a commuter train that ran from Atlanta to Toccoa from 1879 until 1931. It began because the people of Norcross wanted a commuter train between their town and Atlanta.
July 18, 2021 will mark 25 years since the day the Olympic torch relay went from Roswell through Dunwoody to Sandy Springs, before continuing toward Atlanta.
If you have lived in Dunwoody for a long time, you probably heard the story of how the community got its name. Major Archibald Alexander Dunwody, of the Dunwody family in Roswell, applied for a post office.
If you were expecting an important letter, Sentell Spruill was the kind of postmaster who would deliver it to you on a Sunday. He worked in the post office when it was in Thompson’s Grocery and when it was located behind the small country grocery store.
Naomi Liebman was born in 1946 at Neu Freimann, a Displaced Persons Camp in Munich, Germany, following World War II. Her parents, Rubin Bosniak and Marsha Yudelewska Bosniak were both survivors of Auschwitz.