Vinings – A Place Called “Home”

I came across the Chattahoochee River on the U.S. Route 41 bridge in early January of 1964. My dad said we were moving to the country—a place called Vinings. After crossing the river, we drove to the top of the hill, past “Storyland,” an amusement park, which was on the right, near the top of the hill. I was told that we could have birthday parties there. That was a bit of encouragement for my otherwise deeply discouraged—already missing my old [...]