STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- A new piece of art at Stone Mountain Village will be publicly dedicated this weekend.
A ceremony honoring the piece and its artist, John Thigpen, will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 at 5:30 p.m.
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The art is a double-sided pictoral tribute to the Interurban Street Car that ran between Atlanta and Stone Mountain from 1913 to 1948. The 15 x 6-foot artwork is made of aluminum panels and features a granite base made from a piece of Stone Mountain.
The piece of art will be dedicated on Main Street between the Visitors Center Caboose and the Stone Mountain Municipal Building. A reception will be held at the ART Station on Manor Drive immediately after the dedication.