The stunning 30-mile PATH hike/bike trail system has just been completed within the AMNHA! This paved trail flaunts its curves, cultural treasures, and connections to thousands of acres of trees, meadows, and rivers. On June 14th, we’ll have a full day of family-friendly activities along the PATH trail from the Monastery of the Holy Spirit […]
During one powerful day of volunteer and community support over 1000 illegally dumped tires were wrestled out of the mud and undergrowth throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. From the City of Lithonia to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit no discarded tire was safe! This event was a partnership between the Arabia Mountain […]
A shard of pottery or a rusted nail – to some it may be junk but to an archaeologist, it’s a treasure that might yield clues about people long gone. To hunt for these tidbits, The Alliance and The Georgia Historic Preservation Division hosted dozens of volunteers during public archaeology days. The historic Lyon Farm, DeKalb […]
Granite relics, historic homesteads and spiritual sanctuaries were showcased at the first Arabia Mountain Expedition entitled “Lithonia Rocks.” The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation organized the day-long tour for more than 80 curious explorers. Highlights of the day included tours of private homes and gardens and personal discussions with artisans, designers and historians. The November […]
The Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area has dozens of historic houses and cultural buildings. Here are just a few that we are working to preserve and share with the community.
The Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a place of wonder, peace and exploration. Here are some of the sights.
Many creatures great and small call the Heritage Area home. Here are a few that we have spotted. Most of the stunning photos below were taken by Brittany Camp, a local with a great eye!