Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta - The rock’s top attraction is The Summit Skyride. This high-speed Swiss cable car provides a stunning view of the Confederate Memorial Carving as it transports guests more than 825 feet above ground to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top, experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline, the Appalachian Mountains and more up to 60 miles away.
In 1961 Margaret Leonard was a 19 year old student at Sophie Newcomb College and she was the first white Southerner to participate in the Freedom Rides. Her mother, a progressive columnist for the Atlanta Journal, was fired after Margaret’s arrest. Margaret is now retired after a long career as a reporter in Florida. Remember Margaret's bravery and believe in your Right to VOTE when you VOTE on November 6, 2012.