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Bring the Family to the NHA
Nov 26, 2019
Bring the Family to the NHA

With family and friends visiting from out of town, the holiday season is the perfect time to bring people to the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Go for a hike at Arabia Mountain! Walk off...

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Hike with Love
Nov 20, 2019
Hike with Love

The rare and beautiful landscapes in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area contain some species found almost nowhere else on earth – plants that thrive in the extreme environments of...

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What’s a National Natural Landmark?
Nov 14, 2019
What’s a National Natural Landmark?

Southeast of Arabia Mountain, the National Heritage Area’s other, slightly younger monadnock rises – Panola Mountain. This mountain formed 300 million years ago and today is a major part...

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Spiderling Watch!
Oct 31, 2019
Spiderling Watch!

We’re excited to be starting a new tradition here: Spiderling Watch. A female Black & Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope sp.) has made her home at our back door for the...

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Discover the Monastery of the Holy Spirit
Oct 24, 2019
Discover the Monastery of the Holy Spirit

Forming the southeastern corner of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, the Monastery of the Holy Spirit is a Cistercian monastery where monks live in peace and contemplation. (Take note...

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Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry
Oct 10, 2019
Arabia Past: Discover the Davidson Quarry

Before Arabia Mountain was a beloved nature preserve, it was owned by the quarry industry. The Davidson family had a massive granite quarry operation in and around Lithonia, including Arabia...

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Flat Rock: History and Resilience
Oct 3, 2019
Flat Rock: History and Resilience

Flat Rock is one of the oldest African-American communities in Georgia, with a history of resilience that stretches back over 150 years. Here are some fast facts to introduce you...

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A Day of Daisies: 2019 Recap
Sep 26, 2019
A Day of Daisies: 2019 Recap

On Sunday, September 22nd, hikers conquered three mountains and saw dozens of blooming yellow daisies. The second annual Daisy Days Triple Hike began at Stone Mountain (the largest of the...

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