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Stone Mountain, Georgia Historical Markers

 
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By M. L., July 9, 2004
Covered Bridge with kids
Georgia (Dekalb County), Stone Mountain — Covered Bridge
"Covered bridges" or "lattice bridges" were common throughout the Eastern U.S, during the nineteenth century. This bridge formerly spanned the North Fork of the Oconee River in the city of Athens, Ga.. connecting College Avenue and Hobson . . . — Map (db m11054) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — 044-16 — Garrard's Cavalry at Stone Mtn. Depot
July 18, 1864. Garrard’s cav. div. & Lightburn’s 15th A.C. (US) brigade moved from Browning’s Court House (TUCKER), to this vicinity & destroyed 2 miles of Ga. R.R. track, several culverts, & the water tank. July 19. Long’s & Miller’s brigades, . . . — Map (db m9933) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — 044-54B — Hightower (Etowah) Trail
Hightower (Etowah) Trail, one of the best marked Indian Trails in Georgia, was a much used crossover between two of the noted Trading Paths radiating from Augusta. Recognized as a former boundary between Cherokee and Creek lands, a part of it . . . — Map (db m33433) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — Stone Mountain - Confederate Memorial
Tablet #1 There is a true glory and a true honor: the glory of duty done - the honor of the integrity of principle. Robert E. Lee Tablet #2 So, my son, when in the conflict of life the cloud and the darkness come stand . . . — Map (db m87443) WM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — L1 — Stone Mountain CemeteryForever Comrades — March to the Sea Heritage Trail —
On July 18 & 19, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign, Union Brigadier General Kenner Garrard's cavalry division raided Stone Mountain. They skirmished with the Confederate cavalry brigade of Colonel George G. Dibrell, destroyed two miles of railroad . . . — Map (db m113346) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — The Country Comes Before Me
Tablet #1 The richer, the wiser, the more powerful a man is, the greater is the obligation upon him to employ his gifts in the lessening of that sum of human misery. John Randolph Tablet #2 Those who labor in the earth . . . — Map (db m87449) WM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — 044-87 — The March to the Sea
On Nov. 15, 1864, after destroying Atlanta and cutting his communications with the. North, Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, USA, began his destructive campaign for Savannah -- the March to the Sea. He divided his army {US] into two wings. The Right Wing . . . — Map (db m33820) HM
Georgia (DeKalb County), Stone Mountain — 044-42A — Unknown Confederate Dead
Here sleep, known but to God, approximately one hundred and fifty Confederate soldiers, most of whom died from disease, or wounds in the Confederate hospitals that were located near this spot. Some were killed in a skirmish with Federal raiders near . . . — Map (db m33798) HM

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