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Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial Carving 6 cent stamp.
The Confederate Memorial Carving at Stone Mountain was originally to be unveiled on the centennial of the Civil War in 1961, but the carving was not completed in time.[1] Stone Mountain Park officially opened on April 14, 1965, the centennial of…

Confederate Leaders on Stone Mountain: President Jefferson Davis and Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson
In 1914, the carving of Stone Mountain faced financial issues while turning a mountain into a memorial, William H. Terrell, an Atlanta attorney along with "the United Daughters of the Confederacy's Atlanta chapter leader Caroline Helen Jemison…

Stone Mountain before the Confederate Memorial.
The surrounding area of Stone Mountain has always attracted human settlement for thousands of years. Native Americans from the nations of the Cherokee, Creek and Muscogee had long settled the area at around 8,000 years before white settlers moved in…

View of Stone Mountain Craving from the Historic Square
Over the years, Stone Mountain Park has evolved into a premier travel destination. Under the guidance of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association (SMMA), a State of Georgia authority established in 1958 to manage the park independently, all additions…

Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, Alabama
Located in Selma, Alabama, the Edmund Pettus Bridge was built in 1940 crossing the Alabama River and on the U.S. Route 80. It is named after the last senator who was Confederate general and Grand Dragon of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan. Edmund Pettus was…

Photo of Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue
The Nathan Bedford Forrest statue was dedicated to paying respect for the Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan grand wizard in 1998. The first photo in our archives gives a view of the sculptor located off of interstate 65 in Tennessee on private…

United Confederate Veterans Memorial
The United Confederate Veterans Memorial was a Confederate memorial located in Lake View Cemetery in Seattle, Washington. The memorial was erected by May Avery Wilkins, the president of the Robert E Lee Chapter of the United Daughters of the…
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