This mound is also known as Little Rock Eagle, primarily because it was located on property owned by the Little family. The effigy is located near the entrance to Georgia Power's Lawrence Shoals Recreation Area. Believed to be 5000-6000 years old and somewhat smaller than the effigy at Rock Eagle, this mound more resembles a hawk than an eagle. From head to the tip of its forked tail is 78 feet; from wingtip to wingtip is 132 feet; and its head measured from tip of the beak to the crown is 26 feet.
Always available for veiwing. Directions: Take Georgia Highway 16 East toward Sparta to Wallace Dam Road, approximately 12 miles. Turn left onto Lawrence Shoals Road.
Other History nearby:
(Atlanta) Atlanta Cyclorama & Civil War Museum
(Washington) Callaway Plantation
(Macon) Cannonball House
(Atlanta) Carter Presidential Center and Museum
(Macon) Hay House
(New Orleans) Jackson Square
12/15 Coming to The Eatonton area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Georgia Strawberry Festival Art and Craft Show Reynolds GA April27 The Georgia Strawberry Festival Arts and Crafts Show invite you to Reynolds, Georgia for a funfilled day of arts and crafts, food, fun and entertainment as we celebrate strawberry season.
Madison Fest Madison GA April37 Madison Fest features solutions for living a considered and ""greener"" life. This daylong festival takes place on the last Saturday of April each year.
Inman Park Spring Festival Atlanta GA April27-28 During the last weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta's most spirited and eclectic. Highlights include: Atlanta's biggest Street Market, A juried Arts and Crafts Show, The city's quirkiest and most colorful Parade, The Tour of Homes, Live music, A Dance Festival, Children's Activities, Food and beverages.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.