Stone Mountain, Georgia

Perhaps the largest relief sculpture in the world, this Confederate memorial is an expression of 20th and 21st century racial politics.

Confederate Memorial, Stone Mountain, Georgia (sculptors: Gutzon Borglum, Augustus Lukeman, Julian Harris, Walter Hancock, and Roy Faulkner), completed in 1970
Warning: this video contains images of racial violence

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Stone Mountain, Georgia," in Smarthistory, July 4, 2021, accessed May 19, 2024,