Thursday, May 12, 2011

Secret Tunnel Under Wizard's House (Atlanta)

http://neighbornewspapers.com/stories/Tunnel-remains-mystery,171363?content_source=&category_id=&search_filter=&event_mode=&event_ts_from=&list_type=&order_by=&order_sort=&content_class=&sub_type=stories&town_id=&page=

Neighbornewspapers.com [Georgia]
11 May 2011

Peachtree Battle tunnel remains mystery

By Thornton Kennedy

[The house at 306 Peachtree Battle Ave. in Atlanta was built for Hiram Evans in 1935.]

[...] Evans was a former imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and there have always been rumors of a secret tunnel. My father, Alfred Kennedy, said he heard the tunnel connected the house to the Cotton Exchange building just off the Buckhead triangle. Someone else said that the tunnel led to Bobby Jones Golf Course. I always heard the tunnel connected to the house across the street. The one constant in all the urban legends was that there was definitely a hidden tunnel. [...]