Stone Mountain Park
Carving History

Gutzon Borglum receives a ceremonial drill bit from Virginia Governor E. Lee Trinkle
June 18, 1923

Gutzon Borglum's carving of General Lee's head

Augustus Lukeman (at center) shortly after taking over the carving in 1925

Lukeman's carving beneath Borglum's unfinished carving work

Visible on the right is the 400-foot high elevator added in 1964

At the top are the partially-removed heads from Gutzon Borglum's work