Atlanta, Georgia: Lord Dooley: Skeleton Statue Mascot

A memorable statue of the best university mascot in the country.
Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA
On the campus of Emory University. I-20 exit 60 onto Moreland Ave. N. Drive north about three miles. Moreland will change to Briarcliff Rd once it crosses Ponce de Leon Ave. Continue straight on Briarcliff about two miles to North Decatur Rd. Turn right and follow North Decatur one mile to the Oxford Rd intersection. Make a sharp left onto Oxford, then in one-quarter mile turn right at Dickey/Pierce Drive onto the campus. Follow Dickey/Pierce a quarter-mile, through one small traffic circle. At the next circle, the statue will be on the right.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights
Atlanta, Georgia - Lord Dooley Mascot Statue No Boner
Lord Dooley: Skeleton Statue Mascot: Lord Dooley, at Atlanta's Emory University, is not your typical mascot -- and neither is a statue depicting him. [10/19/2008] Complete Story...

Visitor Tips and News About Lord Dooley: Skeleton Statue Mascot

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Lord Dooley.

Lord Dooley: Skeleton Statue Mascot

The statue was pretty awesome but the directions were kinda sketchy. The map saved us but you'll probably have to park (very difficult without a pass) and walk.

[Bam-Bam, 04/03/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Anti-Gravity MonumentAnti-Gravity Monument, Atlanta, GA - < 1 mi.
Centers for Disease Control MuseumCenters for Disease Control Museum, Atlanta, GA - < 1 mi.
Commuter Gallery - Art InstallationCommuter Gallery - Art Installation, Decatur, GA - 2 mi.
In the region:
Statue of Tom Watson, Jekyll-Hyde of Georgia, Atlanta, GA - 5 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

March 22, 2018

My Sights

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Georgia Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Mare Island Naval Shipyard Museum, Vallejo, California (Mar 19-25, 2018)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now