This carving depicts Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The park is readying its Fantastic Fourth Celebration July 2-5, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountains base. Officials are considering what to do about those flags, says Bill Stephens, chief executive officer of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association.
This carving depicts Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The park is readying its Fantastic Fourth Celebration July 2-5, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountains base. Officials are considering what to do about those flags, says Bill Stephens, chief executive officer of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association. John Bazemore AP
This carving depicts Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The park is readying its Fantastic Fourth Celebration July 2-5, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountains base. Officials are considering what to do about those flags, says Bill Stephens, chief executive officer of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association. John Bazemore AP

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