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.
200 Years of History, 90 Feet of Paper
On a hot August Saturday, Johnny Waits stood with two assistants outside of the historic T. A. Bryant, Sr. Homestead, unrolling a 90-foot-long sheet of paper. Waits is President and Co-Founder of the Flat Rock Archives, an organization that preserves the history of one of Flat Rock, one of the oldest African-American communities in Georgia. […]READ MORE
What’s a Daisy?
Every year in September, an explosion of yellow flowers covers granite outcrops such as Arabia and Panola Mountains. These are yellow daisies (Helianthus porteri) and they are one of the fall wonders within the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Here are some sun facts about these vibrant flowers: Yellow daisies are related to sunflowers. They […]READ MORE
Walk through a Green Gateway
A newly designed garden celebrating Lithonia’s rich and impactful history opened to the public on Friday, July 26. Officials and community members from the City of Lithonia, DeKalb County and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance gathered at the Ruth Carroll Dally Johnson Interpretive Garden (located at 2564 Wiggins Street) on Friday morning to announce […]READ MORE