8 Rare Photos Taken During Stone Mountain Monument Construction That Will Simply Astound You

Stone Mountain Park is one of Georgia’s most popular destinations. People come from all over to indulge in a little bit of nature and a whole lot of history. The Stone Mountain Monument is actually the largest exposed piece of granite in the world and a unique carving unto itself. While a controversial monument for many Georgians, one thing is for sure, this construction was no easy feat. Take a look at these rare photos taken during the construction of Stone Mountain Monument that will simply astound you.

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Thanks to YouTuber Melanie McElroy, we’re able to get an informative look into how this giant carving came to be:

Have you ever visited the Stone Mountain Park carving before? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section! Or use the address below to plan a first-time visit:

1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Otherwise, if you’re looking for another unique Georgia history lesson, check out The Stories Behind This One Small Town In Georgia Are Like A History Book Come To Life.