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Daisy Days is Almost Here!
Aug 27, 2020
Daisy Days is Almost Here!

Daisy Days begins on September 1st! This event celebrates the fall flower bloom on the granite outcrops – specifically, the yellow daisies (Helianthus porteri) – through a Triple Hike...

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Speedway and Stockcars
Aug 3, 2020
Speedway and Stockcars

The roar of engines and the screams of excited fans filled the air at the Lithonia Speedway, a dirt track where drivers raced and people made merry just north of downtown Lithonia. Before the rise of...

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Is the National Heritage Area Open?
Aug 3, 2020
Is the National Heritage Area Open?

COVID-19 has impacted parks and sites throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Check out our answers to all of your questions below! What’s open, and what’s closed? Atlanta...

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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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Behind the Scenes: Flat Rock Video Shoot
Jun 11, 2020
Behind the Scenes: Flat Rock Video Shoot

We’ve been working on some videos about the Flat Rock Archives (forthcoming). While we’re getting the final videos ready, here’s a sneak peek behind-the-scenes of the video shoot!...

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Is the National Heritage Area Open?
May 27, 2020
Is the National Heritage Area Open?

COVID-19 has impacted parks and sites throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Check out our answers to all of your questions below! What’s open, and what’s closed? Atlanta...

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Beyond the Mountains
May 26, 2020
Beyond the Mountains

The National Heritage Area contains 40,000 acres and miles of trails. Have you explored the NHA beyond Arabia and Panola Mountains? Here are several places to visit that you might not have been to...

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Birdwatching in the NHA
May 21, 2020
Birdwatching in the NHA

Birdwatching is a great way to get outside and enjoy the National Heritage Area while also practicing social distancing. Here are some tips for getting outside and enjoying the NHA’s beautiful...

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Nature Bingo!
Apr 30, 2020
Nature Bingo!

Even if you’re staying at home, you can still be enjoying nature. Whether in an apartment or a house, a townhouse, or a condo, you can still breathe some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors. We...

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