Culture & Community
Explore the relationship of man to the land the rivers and the rocks.
Investigate granite ecosystems and forest trails that explode with life and color.
Granite & Technology
Discover how granite quarries fueled an industry and innovation.
Experience the spiritual elements of nature and meet its guardians.
See the lands of Georgia's frontier where settlers carved a life in the land.
Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry
Before Arabia Mountain was a beloved nature preserve, it was owned by the quarry industry. The Davidson family had a massive granite quarry operation in and around Lithonia, including Arabia Mountain. At one point, the quarry was one of the largest in the world. While the granite in other properties were carved and blasted away, […]READ MORE
Flat Rock: History and Resilience
Flat Rock is one of the oldest African-American communities in Georgia, with a history of resilience that stretches back over 150 years. Here are some fast facts to introduce you to this historically significant community: Comedian Chris Tucker and former NFL Quarterback Warren Moon are descendants of the Flat Rock community. One of Flat Rock’s […]READ MORE
A Day of Daisies: 2019 Recap
On Sunday, September 22nd, hikers conquered three mountains and saw dozens of blooming yellow daisies. The second annual Daisy Days Triple Hike began at Stone Mountain (the largest of the three monadnocks) then went to Arabia (the oldest) and finished at Panola Mountain (the most pristine). Hikers ended the day with some well-earned s’mores and […]READ MORE