Five Points Sculpture
Public Art : Five Points Sculpture
Sculptor: © George
Description: A smaller version and interpretation of
the sculpture the adjacent Five Points Monument. The sculpture, made from bronze and steel, displays texts about the history
and destination of each of the five streets forming the intersection: Peachtree, Edgewood, Decatur, Whitehall
(South Peachtree), and Marietta. Bronze panels reference the area’s history through text, maps, and the written
Location: Adjacent to the Five
Points intersection of Peachtree, Marietta and Decatur Streets and Edgewood Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (Near
the Five Points Monument).
Marietta Road was part of
the route between Marietta, The County Seat of Cobb
The County Seat of Dekalb ?
and predates Atlanta (1837)
by nearly a decade.
The name "Peachtree" came
An Indian Village on
the Chattahoochee River
The original Peachtree Street
starts at Five Pointss and follows
Peachtree Ridge to the route of
the old Indian Trails Leading
Into the Georgia Mountains.
The so called Peachtree Street S.E.
route led to the
old Alabama Road.
The name derived from
once a tavern and stagecoach stop,
located in what is now