Atlanta, Georgia: Tomb of Sideways the Dog

Out of alignment, but still beloved unofficial mascot of Georgia Tech.
Address:
Cherry St. NW, Atlanta, GA
Directions:
Northwest corner of "Tech Tower" (Evans) - the tall building by Grant Field with "TECH" written on it. Next to a tree surrounded by shrubbery.
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Sideways the Dog.

Tomb of Sideways the Dog

Underneath the tree in the left of this photo. There are coins on top of the monument -- I left a dime.

[Jason Horne, 05/31/2010]
Tomb of Sideways the Dog

The Tech Tower [where Sideways is buried] has "TECH" written on each of its four sides, not just a giant "T." See also the nearby steam whistle on the west side of the building. It blows five minutes before the hour during the day.

[Neil Thom, 01/01/2010]

Grave of Sideways the Dog

Tombstone of Sideways the Dog

Tombstone of Sideways the dog, lived at Georgia Tech for a couple of years before eating rat poison (a common theme from what I can tell). She was named "Sideways" because she was thrown from a car on North Avenue out in front of Tech in 1945, seriously injuring her, and giving her a kind of "sideways" appearance.

[Patrick Hall, 06/03/2003]

Photo added in April 2006.

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