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Buckhead Heritage Speaker Series: How Wieuca Road got its Name
November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday November 7, 2019, St. Philip’s Cathedral, Gould Rm. 7pm
Buckhead Heritage members $10, visitors $15
Wieuca Road – It’s not named for an Indian Princess, or three daughters of anyone. The story of how the road got its name in the early 1900s has long intrigued Atlantans. All previous stories are but myth.
Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., genealogy columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has unraveled the truth. It involves a love story, a future governor, and shows how the truth can be buried so deep it was almost lost forever. Come hear the amazing unraveling of how this name came to be on the Atlanta map.