Twenty years ago tonight, Atlanta officially welcomed the world to the Centennial Olympic Games with the Opening Ceremonies. It was kind of a big deal.
While a lot can be said (both good and bad) of those 17 days back in 1996, one thing can't be disputed: The Olympics left an indelible mark and hoisted Atlanta onto the global stage like nothing else could have. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the ceremonies, we take a look — in map form — at the sites that hosted various events within the city limits.
- The Official Report of the Centennial Olympic Games [The Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games]