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Birdwatching in the National Heritage Area
May 26, 2022
Birdwatching in the National Heritage Area

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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Black History Everyday
Feb 28, 2022
Black History Everyday

Metro-Atlanta is filled with African-American historic sites, including in the National Heritage Area.  The African American community has shaped our region’s story — one we can...

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Lucious Sanders: A Lithonia Leader
Feb 12, 2021
Lucious Sanders: A Lithonia Leader

A veteran, civil rights activist, and community organizer, Lucious Sanders made an impact on the City of Lithonia and contributed to national change. After serving in the military in WWII, he...

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The Story of the Bruce Street School
Feb 3, 2021
The Story of the Bruce Street School

Did you know that you can see the remnants of DeKalb County’s first public school for Black students in Lithonia, Georgia? Located on Bruce Street, the ruins of the Bruce Street School (also...

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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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Statement on Racial Justice
Jun 8, 2020
Statement on Racial Justice

Dear friends and supporters of the National Heritage Area: The history of race in America is both marred and defined by conflict and inequality. This national fault line has broken open again with...

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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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