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Daisy Days: First to Finish!
Sep 8, 2020
Daisy Days: First to Finish!

Daisy Days is here and we are in the thick of daisy season on the monadnocks. Each fall, these beautiful yellow flowers light up the seemingly barren rock face with...

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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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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...

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Explore the South River
Aug 20, 2020
Explore the South River

The South River is one of the natural treasures of the National Heritage Area. Have you explored it? You can do so in a variety of ways – watch the...

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Daisy Days: Coming Soon!
Aug 12, 2020
Daisy Days: Coming Soon!

Photo: Phil Varney The daisies are blooming on Metro Atlanta’s granite giants – Arabia, Panola and Stone Mountains all harbor these beautiful flowers every fall, and this year is no...

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The Dentist and the Daredevils
Aug 7, 2020
The Dentist and the Daredevils

The thriving music scene, beauty pageants, stock car races and community events of the Lithonia Speedway and Country Club, located just north of historic downtown Lithonia, were intimately connected...

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200 Years of History, 90 Feet of Paper
Aug 15, 2019
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...

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