This statue is located near the rear of the museum. Each side of the statue includes a quote that can relate to both the civil and human rights movement. The quote on the left was by Margaret Mean and it states, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world.” The quote on the right was from Nelson Mandela and it states, “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
Candler Park contains a 2,064 yard golf course that has 9 holes with a par of 31. The above picture is of a sign for par 3. This specific sign is located along Candler Park Drive NE, directly across from The First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta. This sign is dedicated to Steve Curl and Brother Dan.
This sign explains a piece of historic significance of Candler Park. On July 21, 1864, Sweeny’s Division spent about 24 hours in a line that crossed through the Southwest area of Candler Park. These troops were apart of McPherson’s Army of Tennessee. The troops were halted here because they were crowded and out of line.
These picture are of the Candler Park Playground that was built in 2001. The top two pictures are of the signs placed on the entrance gates for the playground. These signs give information on the playground, such as, the mayor at the time that the playground was built and contributors to the playground. The bottom picture is a picture of the entire playground including the entrance gates that the signs were placed on.
These pictures are of the main entrance for Candler Park. The top left picture is a sign placed on the main gate that presents the information for the park, such as, who erected the park and when it was done. It also presents information, such as, the park committee and the mayor at the time of erection. The top right picture shows the name of the park and its hours. The bottom picture is a full view of the entire park entrance.