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By Paul Stephen Hudson,Lora Pond Mirza

The breathtaking geological ask yourself often called Stone Mountain has enchanted humans because the age of the Paleo-Indians. this day, Stone Mountain Park each year draws 4 million viewers from all over the world. mountaineering trails show off rugged granite outcrops with hardy mountain vegetation, resembling endearing yellow daisies. Majestic red-tailed hawks jump overhead. A storied prior involves existence via an attractive park quarry show, a ancient railroad adventure and an epic accomplice Memorial carving expected through Gutzon Borglum of Mount Rushmore reputation. Writing through the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the yankee Civil warfare, authors Paul Hudson and Lora Mirza of Georgia Perimeter university in Atlanta current with verve this illustrated multicultural background of a mythical landmark.

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