The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #7

Cedonia & Brice Browder 8-1916 In 1920, closest to the date of the carving, Cedonia F. Browder, age twelve and her brother Brice, age eight, are found in the household of George M. Browder, age thirty-one, and his wife Dell A. age thirty-four. Both Cedonia and Brice are identified as "Meyer" instead of Browder and … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #7

The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #6

Alice Campbell, 1912 This carving is located near the top of the rails to the left as one is ascending the mountain, underneath one of the rock formations. Alice Campbell, age 21, is listed in the household of her father, William P. Campbell in Stone Mountain on the 1910 census. In the same household is … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #6

The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #5

This time, I'm highlighting a couple of individuals who came all the way from Indiana to carve their names on the mountain, Clida A. Reed, and Isaac Hawkins, who list their hometown as Bedford, Indiana. These carvings can be found near the top of the mountain. To find them, veer to the left at the … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #5

The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #4

W. W. Roark, J. W. Mehaffey, 1879 This carving is located to the left of the railing about two thirds of the way up the mountain, as one is ascending. It's in the cluster that includes the carving for Joe Carter and Annie Logan Anderson, and the carving for the Wells cousins and G. A. … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #4

The Carvings on Stone Mountain, Part 3

A. R. THOMPSON, FEB. 1, 1885 H. J. THOMPSON & J. R. THOMPSON 1892 OR 1895 Both carvings are located at the railings, as one is ascending or descending, and the carving for A. R. Thompson is right on top of that of H. J. and J. R. Thompson. The date of A. R. Thompson's … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, Part 3

The Carvings on Stone Mountain, Part 2

In a previous posting, I researched some of the people who appear in the individual carvings along the walk-up trail at Stone Mountain, some more than a hundred years old. I've researched a few more and manged to dig up some info on them. G.A. GOLDSMITH, C.T. WELLS, J.O. WELLS, 1884 This carving can be … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, Part 2

The Carvings on Stone Mountain

Anyone walking up the trail to the top of Stone Mountain is familiar with the various carvings people have made over the years, some more than a century old. I decided to do some research on Ancestry to see what information I could dig up on some of the more interesting ones. All photos were … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain