On my first visit to Stone Mountain this year, I encountered an entire herd of deer, at least seven or eight individuals, with more probably lurking in the woods. They were somewhat off the path, along the five-mile walking trail that circles the mountain. I encountered them about halfway between the two and two and … Continue reading Total Eclipse of the Hart
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
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
A compilation of recent photos and video from Stone Mountain Village and Park, posted to Instagram. Part one, the road in. Enjoy!
Sunday, 13 September 2015, what appears to be a Brown Thrasher let me follow it a while and I caught it having breakfast.This is on the section of the Cherokee Trail that runs between the walk-up trail and the carving, probably about halfway between.
Sunday, 20 September 2015, I took a walk along the Cherokee Trail at Stone Mountain. Along the way, I noted an impressive spiderweb and went over to examine it. I discovered the spider was still hard at work on the web and captured the following video.
While out walking along the Cherokee Trail at Stone Mountain Sunday, 20 September 2015, I ran across a deer meandering around in the woods. This was on the section of the trail that runs beside Robert E. Lee Drive, somewhere between the one, one and a half, or two mile markers. I started recording video … Continue reading Deer Encounter at Stone Mountain, 20 September 2015
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
Re-posting a couple of my favorite bird videos, plus one I don't think I've posted in this blog before. Enjoy! Pigeon, Brookhaven MARTA Station, Brookhaven, GA, 27 September 2012 Egret, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 11 October 2014 Geese, Stone Mountain, GA, 23 April 2011
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