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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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60 Years of National Natural Landmarks
May 17, 2022
60 Years of National Natural Landmarks

May 18th, 2022 marks 60 years of the National Natural Landmarks program, which recognizes sites that conserve America’s rich natural heritage. There are over 600 National Natural Landmark sites...

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