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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 were intimately connected to the wealth and prosperity of one of...

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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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Nearby Nature (AJC Excerpt)
Aug 2, 2020
Nearby Nature (AJC Excerpt)

From the article by Mary Welch in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Waistband getting a little tight? Feeling a strong need to connect with nature after weeks of being inside? Ahem, asking for a...

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Family Photography at Arabia Mountain
Jul 16, 2020
Family Photography at Arabia Mountain

Photo by Kristina Sv Photography (@kristinasvphotography). Thanks Kristina! Are you a professional photographer looking for great photo sites, or a family wanting to get photos to remember? Arabia...

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From B. B. King to Beauty Queens
Jul 2, 2020
From B. B. King to Beauty Queens

At a dirt-floored dance hall far from the bustling streets of Atlanta, people raced, reveled and made merry. This place was the Lithonia Speedway and the accompanying Country Club, tucked into the...

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National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond
Jul 2, 2020
National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond

Summer is here, and the outdoors have proven to be a safe place to get out of the house and take a breath of fresh air, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, there are a variety of...

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