Scavenger hunt for charity explores Buckhead’s hidden treasures

Teams will compete against one aother to solve clues and find historic locations during the “Third Annual Buckhead’s Hidden Secrets: A History Scavenger Hunt.”

A chauffeured limousine or a private car will take teams on the hunt on Sunday, May 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Buckhead Heritage Society and its mission to identify, preserve and promote the community’s historic resources.

“You don’t need to be a Buckhead native or live in the area to participate in the Scavenger Hunt,” said Buckhead Heritage Society President Tamara Bazzle. “It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the people and the events that have shaped Buckhead into the community we love.”

Teams will compete against one aother to solve clues and find historic locations during the “ Third Annual Buckhead’s Hidden Secrets: A History Scavenger Hunt .”

Searches include the following:

Where is Buckhead’s first skyscraper?Who was Henry Irby?Where was Buckhead’s first hardware store located?

Guests will convene at the Atlanta International School for drinks and hors d’oeuvres, receive their clues, and then compete to solve clues and take photos related to the community’s past.

Each successfully resolved riddle will be worth points.

At the end of the Scavenger Hunt, participants will return to the Atlanta International School for barbecue and a celebration, where prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Individual tickets are $125 for the limousine ride or $75 if you would like to use your personal vehicle.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.BuckheadHeritage.com. You also can mail a check to Buckhead Heritage Society, 3180 Mathieson Drive, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30305.

Sponsors for the event include: Arrow Exterminators, ZWJ Investment Counsel, Simply Buckhead, ARBORMEDICS, Galbraith Grounds Management, Mitchell Law, Northway Landscaping, and The Roth Firm.

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