Fayetteville, located 22 miles south of downtown Atlanta, is a city of around 16,000 people in Fayette County. The city is the birthplace of former two term Georgia governor Hugh M. Dorsey. Fayetteville is home to Pinewood Atlanta Studios, the largest film studio in the United States not located in California.Search Listings
Fayetteville was founded in 1822, although it was originally settled by the Creek people years earlier. It was named after Revolutionary War icon Marquis de Lafayette.
The Holliday Dorsey Fife Museum is an antebellum era house that has been preserved as a local history museum. The home was owned by several influential people, including John Stiles Holliday, the uncle of “Doc” Holliday. The home also has ties to Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind.
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