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Stone Mountain City Council votes to rename street linked to KKK

November 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Stone Mountain City Council voted Thursday night to rename a street named after a family with heavy historical ties to the Ku Klux Klan.

Renaming of Stone Mountain street linked to KKK could banish stigma

October 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Stone Mountain City Council is set to vote Nov. 7 to rename Venable Street to Eva Mamie Lane — named after Shumake’s aunt and cousin, Eva Jewell Greene and Mamie Ella Lane.

City of Stone Mountain opens new welcome center in historic train depot

September 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The depot is a landmark in the village, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. According to the city, granite was shipped from its platforms to areas around the country from 1857 to 1950.