5 Facts About Stone Mountain

Here are 5 facts about Stone Mountain

  • Stone Mountain is a quartz monzonite dome isolated mountain in Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States
  • It stands at 1,686 feet above sea level
  • The north face of the mountain is carved into three Confederate States of America figures Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis.
  • The carvings were commenced in 1916 but many difficulties ensued and it was not officially finished until March 3, 1972
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. mentioned the monument in his I Have a Dream speech in 1963
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