Camp Gordon

Collection:
Mackle Construction Company Photographs, 1916-1920
Title:
Camp Gordon
Publisher:
Mackle Construction Company Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1918
Subject:
Construction--Georgia--Chamblee
Building construction--Georgia--Chamblee
Houses--Georgia--Chamblee
Military camps--United States
World War, 1914-1918
Camp Gordon (DeKalb County, Ga.)
Location:
United States, Georgia, DeKalb County, Chamblee, 33.8920469, -84.2988126
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of newly constructed buildings on the grounds of Camp Gordon in Chamblee, Georgia during World War I.
Camp Gordon was a training camp for the U.S. Army during World War I. The camp opened in 1917 and was located in Chamblee, Georgia, a few miles north of Atlanta. Camp Gordon was the training ground of the 82nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces. The site was home to the Naval Air Station in World War II, and later, DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.
Local Identifier:
VIS 159.24.27
ahc159024027a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Mackle/id/3
Extent:
8 x 10 in. sepia tone silver gelatin print
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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