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The second life of Briarcliff

In the second episode featuring Emory Historian Emeritus Gary Hauk 91PhD, you’ll discover the next life of Briarcliff estate after Asa “Buddie” Candler Jr. sold the property in 1948. Walk alongside Josh Newton and Hauk as they discuss the property’s use as a statewide mental health facility with a network of underground tunnels.

Uncover more of Briarcliff’s history as the home for an ambitious partnership between Georgia Tech and Emory, the Jane Fonda Center, and the Center for Myth and Ritual in American Life. Plus, find out which of your favorite TV shows have filmed on the Briarcliff campus and what the future holds.