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  • History Stone Mountain Park

    Stone Mountain Park 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd Stone Mountain, GA 30083 800-401-2407 stonemountainpark

  • History & Nature Stone Mountain Park

    History & Nature Stone Mountian Park offers numerous outdoor adventures and historic education opportunities for all ages. Enjoy the scenic surroundings around the century-old grist mill and covered bridge, explore the Quarry Exhibit, hear beatuful music from the 732-bell Carillon and more! Visit the Historical and Environmental Heritage Center for a fascinating geological and ecological

  • Stone Mountain History

    The mountain was sold to Stone Mountain Granite Corporation for $45,400 in 1867. Southern Granite Company bought the mountain in 1886 for $70,000. The Venable Brothers were among the personnel of this company. Much of the earlier history of the mountain involved the lucrative and labor-intensive quarrying industry. See Quarry History for more

  • Stone Mountain: Facts You Never Knew Reader's Digest

    Stone Mountain’s history 11. As early as 4000 B.C ., Paleo-Indians were drawn to the imposing mountain, as evidenced by soapstone bowls and other artifacts recovered by archaeologists.

  • Stone Mountain New Georgia Encyclopedia

    25/05/2004· David B. Freeman, Carved in Stone: The History of Stone Mountain (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 1997). Grace Elizabeth Hale, "Granite Stopped Time: The Stone Mountain Memorial and the Representation of White Southern Identity," Georgia Historical Quarterly 82 (spring 1998): 22-44. Paul Stephen Hudson and Melora P. Mirza, Atlanta's Stone Mountain: A Multicultural History

  • Stone Mountain Historical Society We Value Our History

    The Stone Mountain Historical Society was organized in 1966 to promote public interest in the preservation of the City’s history, its historic buildings and sites, and to collect, interpret and preserve the unique heritage of the City of Stone Mountain and its environs. Our vision is to become the touchstone for Stone Mountain’s heritage by actively preserving, collecting, interpreting and

  • Stone Mountain Natural History About North Georgia

    Stone Mountain Natural History About North Georgia. by Larry Worthy, Editor-in-chief exclusively for About North Georgia: Natural History. Stone Mountain. Stone Mountain sits on the western edge of a large belt of Lithonia Gneiss granite although the younger intrusive granite that comprises the mountain is entirely different from Lithonia granite. Rising to a height of 1,683 feet above sea

  • Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad Tour and History of the

    02/01/2013· See the Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad as you have never seen before!

  • What Will Happen to Stone Mountain, America’s Largest

    In 1869, Stone Mountain Granite and Railway Co. began a systematic effort to mine the mountain for stone. That work was taken over by the Venable Brothers in 1882, whose workers harvested 200,000

  • Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad Tour and History of the

    02/01/2013· See the Stone Mountain Scenic Railroad as you have never seen before!

  • Stone Mountain: A Monumental Dilemma Southern

    As told in Carved in Stone: The History of Stone Mountain by David B. Freeman, between 1927 and 1963, Nour rescued 36 people, and six dogs, who slipped or wandered too far over the mountaintop’s deceptive, rounded edge, his first at 13. Nour’s eccentric resume included driving a Model T Ford covered in anti-Depression slogans to the top of the mountain, lighting oil-soaked rags on fire and

  • Stone Mountain Natural History About North Georgia

    Stone Mountain Natural History About North Georgia. by Larry Worthy, Editor-in-chief exclusively for About North Georgia: Natural History. Stone Mountain. Stone Mountain sits on the western edge of a large belt of Lithonia Gneiss granite although the younger intrusive granite that comprises the mountain is entirely different from Lithonia granite. Rising to a height of 1,683 feet above sea

  • Top Sights in Stone Mountain, GA TripAdvisor

    Top Stone Mountain Landmarks: See reviews and photos of sights to see in Stone Mountain, Georgia on Tripadvisor.

  • Mount Rushmore HISTORY

    Mount Rushmore as a “Shrine of Democracy” On July 4, 1930, a dedication ceremony was held for the head of Washington.After workers found the stone in the original site to be too weak, they

  • Stone Mountain Our Georgia History

    Stone Mountain Granite and Railway Company purchases Stone Mountain for $37,000 : Stone Mountain: May 26, 1914: In a letter to the editor, an Atlanta Constitution reader suggests carving a monument to the Confederacy at Stone Mountain Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000) Stone Mountain: June 14, 1914: In the Atlanta Georgian, John Temple Graves, editor of the New York American, calls for the

  • 5 Things About The Confederate Carving At Stone

    5 Things About Stone Mountain Confederate Carving Stone Mountain-Lithonia, GA Five things you may not have known about the Confederate carving at Stone Mountain.

  • Stone Mountain, Georgia Facts for Kids

    Post-Civil War history. The Ku Klux Klan was revived at Stone Mountain in 1915, and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech consequently includes the line "let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia." Geography. Stone Mountain is located at 33°48′19″N 84°10′17″W  /  33.80528°N 84.17139°W  / (33.805255, -84.171413). According to the United States Census Bureau

  • Stone Mountain Historical Society We Value Our History

    The Stone Mountain Historical Society was organized in 1966 to promote public interest in the preservation of the City’s history, its historic buildings and sites, and to collect, interpret and preserve the unique heritage of the City of Stone Mountain and its environs. Our vision is to become the touchstone for Stone Mountain’s heritage by actively preserving, collecting, interpreting and