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Flat Rock After Slavery
Aug 9, 2022
Flat Rock After Slavery

Following Emancipation, members of the Flat Rock community had to navigate the rise of Jim Crow and deal with the harsh presence of segregation in daily life. Some left and joined the Great Migration...

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Things to Do in Lithonia
Aug 4, 2022
Things to Do in Lithonia

Have you visited historic Lithonia? Once the granite capital of the world, this small southern city is situated at the northern end of the National Heritage Area and offers a rich array of historic...

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Jul 20, 2022
Join the July South River Paddle

July South River Paddle Details: Come enjoy a peaceful 6.5-mile paddle right through the heart of the National Heritage Area. Paddle floats from Panola Shoals trailhead to Klondike Road. Some kayaks...

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Quilt Making in the Flat Rock Community
Jul 14, 2022
Quilt Making in the Flat Rock Community

Quilt making has played an important role in the history of Flat Rock, one of the oldest Black communities in Georgia. Listen as Johnny Waits and Patricia Bryant, both descendants and members of the...

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Bruce Street School Juneteenth Event Recap
Jun 23, 2022
Bruce Street School Juneteenth Event Recap

The Bruce Street School Juneteenth webinar: The Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance and Martin Rickles Studio recently hosted a virtual community meeting on ongoing efforts to reactivate the Bruce...

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National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond
Jun 8, 2022
National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond

Summer is here, and the outdoors are calling. Luckily, there are a variety of National Parks open around Atlanta and beyond, not to mention Georgia’s wonderful State Parks. Here are some of the...

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