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New Art Installments come to Tattnall Square Park

“Dance of the Jellyfish” by Jenny K. Hager-Vickery stands in Tattnall Square Park alongside other public art.

Taylor Drake, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015

Public art is adding a new dimension to Tattnall Square Park’s natural beauty. Mercer University’s faculty and students have installed a new collection of art pieces throughout Tattnall and officially unveiled the entire showcase Saturday, Nov.14. “The shows are switched out every five months ...

The Historic Power of the Peace Fountain

In the photo below, builders work 

on the fountain near the tennis courts in Tattnall Square Park. The fountain is planned to be completed by Sept. 10.

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015

Around the year 1914 a magnificent fountain was constructed in Macon, Georgia. It stood triumphant and tall as an icon for Macon and its community members, but the Great Depression took its toll. The fountain was turned off in 1934. For years the fountain sat waterless in a garden, “unt...

Brick Campaign to benefit Tattnall Square Park

Brick Campaign to benefit Tattnall Square Park

Katelyn Armstrong, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

In order to make the new fountain in Tattnall Square Park aesthetically pleasing and sustainable, personalized bricks are being sold to complete the design. Ron Lemon, board member, helped set up a fundraising campaign of purchasing bricks to memorialize a loved one, business, pet or anything...

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