Rome, GA

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Rome is located in northwestern Georgia, in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, 50 miles northwest of Atlanta, GA. It is the largest town in a region that was a major center of the textile industry until the 1950s, using cotton grown nearby.

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Further Reading[edit]

  • Heather S. Shores: "Working to Play, Playing to Work: The Northwest Georgia Textile League", in Baseball in the Peach State, The National Pastime, SABR, Volume 40 (2010), pp. 18-29.