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Memorial Drive is a long road that travels from Stone Mountain to Downtown Atlanta in the U.S. state of Georgia. In 2000, a part of Memorial Drive was named "Cynthia McKinney Parkway,"[1] but the naming has come under scrutiny since her primary defeat in 2006.[2]

Memorial Drive
Georgia 10.svg Georgia 154.svg
SR 10 / SR 154
LocationDeKalb, Fulton counties
West endWhitehall Street
East end US 78 / SR 410 (Stone Mountain Freeway)

The Tupac Shakur memorial statue is located on this road.[3]

Major intersectionsEdit

Memorial Drive in Dekalb County
County Location Mile Destination(s) Notes
Fulton Whitehall Street – Atlanta Western terminus
Pryor Street – Atlanta
Central Avenue – Atlanta
Courtland Street – Atlanta
Trinity Avenue, Capitol Avenue – Atlanta Georgia State Capitol, crosses    I-85 / I-75
Hill Street – Atlanta
Boulevard – Atlanta Zoo Atlanta
   US 23 (Moreland Avenue) / SR 42 – Atlanta
DeKalb Second Avenue – Atlanta East Lake Golf Club
  SR 155 (Candler Road) – Atlanta South DeKalb Mall
Columbia Drive – Decatur Avondale Mall
   US 278 (Covington Highway) / SR 12 – Decatur, Avondale Estates
  SR 10 west (Mountain Drive) – Decatur SR 154 ends here as SR 10 east merges with Memorial Drive from this point on
  I-285 – Decatur
Rockbridge Road – Stone Mountain
Rays Road – Stone Mountain
North Hairston Road – Stone Mountain
James B. Rivers Memorial Drive – Stone Mountain Stone Mountain Village
East Ponce de Leon Avenue – Stone Mountain, Clarkston Memorial Drive continues as Stone Mountain Bypass
   US 78 (Stone Mountain Freeway) / SR 410 – Stone Mountain, Snellville SR 10 east merges with US 78 east

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "H.R.1231 - Part 4 of a Resolution Act approved May 1, 2000 (Ga. L. 2000, p. 1894)". Archived from the original on June 8, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
  2. ^ Dell'Orto, Giovanna (2007-03-15). "Naming places after living politicians can be embarrassing". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved 2008-08-08.
  3. ^ " report". Retrieved 2010-08-05.