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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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Daisy Days is Coming!
Sep 18, 2019
Daisy Days is Coming!

Our Daisy Days Triple Hike is coming up soon. This Triple Hike – where we summit Stone, Arabia and Panola Mountain all in one day – celebrates the vibrant yellow...

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Barren Rock? Not So Much
Sep 5, 2019
Barren Rock? Not So Much

Look at the metro-Atlanta monadnocks (the granite mountains of Stone, Arabia and Panola) and you’ll see what looks like a mass of barren stone. Look closer, though, and you’ll see...

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We Love Books!
Aug 29, 2019
We Love Books!

This weekend, you’ll find us far away from the quiet hills and historic sites of the AMNHA: we’ll have a booth in the heart of the bustling Decatur Book Festival!...

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200 Years of History, 90 Feet of Paper
Aug 15, 2019
200 Years of History, 90 Feet of Paper

On a hot August Saturday, Johnny Waits stood with two assistants outside of the historic T. A. Bryant, Sr. Homestead, unrolling a 90-foot-long sheet of paper. Waits is President and...

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What’s A Daisy?
Aug 8, 2019
What’s A Daisy?

Every year in September, an explosion of yellow flowers covers granite outcrops such as Arabia and Panola Mountains. These are Stone Mountain daisies or Porter’s sunflowers (Helianthus porteri)...

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Walk through a Green Gateway
Aug 1, 2019
Walk through a Green Gateway

A newly designed garden celebrating Lithonia’s rich and impactful history opened to the public on Friday, July 26. Officials and community members from the City of Lithonia, DeKalb County and...

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It’s National Moth Week!
Jul 23, 2019
It’s National Moth Week!

Where butterflies flutter by day, moths fly at night, meaning that most of us don’t really get to see or experience these animals on a regular basis. That’s unfortunate because...

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Paddle Down the South River
Jul 23, 2019
Paddle Down the South River

The South River has seen human activity for thousands of years: Native Americans traded up and down the River and settled along its banks. Today, the South River Watershed Alliance...

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