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How to Hike at Arabia Mountain
Apr 7, 2021
How to Hike at Arabia Mountain

Did you know that Arabia Mountain is home to fragile ecosystems and species found almost nowhere else on earth? That includes a variety of rare and endangered plants, species like Diamorpha,...

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Leave No Trace at Arabia Mountain
Nov 12, 2020
Leave No Trace at Arabia Mountain

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance have launched a “Leave No Trace” campaign to urge visitors to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain...

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Natural History of Stone Mountain
Aug 21, 2020
Natural History of Stone Mountain

While not in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, Stone Mountain is the most prominent example of the monadnock ecosystem in the Atlanta area. Monadnocks – large outcrops of rock that...

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History Harvest: Lyon Family
Jun 15, 2020
History Harvest: Lyon Family

History Harvest update! Thanks to Penny Thomas, we can share historic photos of members of the Lyon Family. The Lyons owned one of the first (and, today, oldest) homesteads in this area, dating back...

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Statement on Racial Justice
Jun 8, 2020
Statement on Racial Justice

Dear friends and supporters of the National Heritage Area: The history of race in America is both marred and defined by conflict and inequality. This national fault line has broken open again with...

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Black History Everyday
Mar 9, 2020
Black History Everyday

Metro-Atlanta is filled with African-American historic sites, including in the National Heritage Area.  The African American community has shaped our region’s story — one we can...

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