Celebrate and honor Black History Month by joining Johnny Waites of the Flat Rock Archive to learn about DeKalb’s rich African American history. We’ll visit the Flat Rock Archive, historical cemeteries, homesteads, and experience the unique community of Flat Rock with living descendants of the oldest black family in DeKalb.
Calling all descendants, families, community members and friends! The Flat Rock Archives’ annual reunion celebrates DeKalb County’s oldest African American families, including the bloodlines of Chris Tucker, Warren Moon, and Willie Gault (all of whom will be present). The reunion will be held July 22 from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 pm and July 23 at […]
Come explore the history, culture, and contemporary experiences of indigenous people of America with a focus on tribal communities and cultures from the territories east of the Mississippi River. There will be three sessions: History, Cultural and Contemporary with traditional demonstrations such as food, dance and song. FREE event with RSVP!
Join Flat Rock Archives President Johnny Waits and Stockbridge City Council member Elton Alexander to discover one of the oldest African-American communities in the state of Georgia: Flat Rock. Waits will discuss the area's long history and the story of the people of Flat Rock as they strove - and succeeded - to create a […]
Come explore the history, culture, and contemporary experience of indigenous peoples on territories east of the Mississippi River. This event guides you through the culture and history of indigenous communities over thousands of years, including a discussion of contemporary culture. Facilitated by Chenae Bullock (Shinnecock & Montauk tribal member, Historian, Activist, Traditionalist) with presentations by […]
A family historian has worked hard for 6 years to update the Flat Rock family tree. Join the Flat Rock Archives and the extended family to celebrate the unveiling of the new family tree, displaying connections across many years and continents. Discover another fascinating part of one of Georgia's oldest African-American communities. Hor d'oeuvres will […]
Explore the places and history of the historic Flat Rock community with Park Rangers and Johnny Waits of the Flat Rock Archive. We’ll learn about our rich African American history in South DeKalb and then volunteer in the historic slave cemetery clearing vegetation and preserving the site. All tools and gloves will be provided. Please […]