Visitors take in Michael St Maur Sheil's exhibition Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace at the Atlanta History Center. (Photo by Sarah Roberts, courtesy Atlanta History Center)
Visitors to the gardens at the Atlanta History Center this spring will come across an unusual site. Spread throughout the property’s expansive Goizueta Gardens — including the Mary Howard Gilbert Memorial Quarry Garden, Smith Family Farm, Swan House Gardens and Swan Woods — is an outdoor exhibition of the photographs of British photojournalist Michael St Maur Sheil. In a series of haunting images, Sheil captures the surprisingly isolated, beautiful and wild places that once saw some of the deadliest battles in human history.
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