In February 1923, Walter T. Candler, son of Coca-Cola founder Asa G. Candler, began purchasing land spanning both sides of the South Fork 

"In February 1923, Walter T. Candler, son of Coca-Cola founder Asa G. Candler, began purchasing land spanning both sides of the South Fork on which to sculpt his estate. Ultimately acquiring 185 acres, Candler proceeded in grand style, transforming the property into the tranquil, naturalistic terrain he hoped would be worthy of the estate's name, Lullwater."

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