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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...

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Leave No Trace at Arabia Mountain
Jan 29, 2021
Leave No Trace at Arabia Mountain

Did you know that Arabia Mountain is home to fragile ecosystems and species found almost nowhere else on earth? That includes a variety of rare and endangered plants, species like...

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Visit South Rockdale Community Park
Jan 29, 2021
Visit South Rockdale Community Park

Have you visited South Rockdale Community Park? This gem of a greenspace in Georgia offers some of the National Heritage Area’s most unique trails, perfect for mountain biking and horseback...

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Preservation in Progress at the Lyon Farm
Jan 21, 2021
Preservation in Progress at the Lyon Farm

Photo by Kelly Jordan. At the Lyon Farm, construction is moving quickly as workers continue with efforts to conserve DeKalb County’s oldest homestead. Phase II of the Lyon historic preservation...

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Parking at Arabia Mountain
Jan 19, 2021
Parking at Arabia Mountain

As we head into the new year, the outdoors are as important as ever for mental health, physical fitness, and enjoying Georgia’s natural beauty. We love that people are coming...

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Nature Reel: Summer at the NHA
Dec 17, 2020
Nature Reel: Summer at the NHA

In the cold days of winter, it’s nice to think about the warmth and greenery to come. Here’s a quick reel of nature shots from throughout the National Heritage...

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Holiday Hours in the NHA
Dec 17, 2020
Holiday Hours in the NHA

Photo: Riley Golden IV Remember: Even outdoors, it is important to keep COVID-19 safety in mind. Please wear a mask, wash/sanitize your hands when possible, practice physical distancing, and stay...

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Six Scenic Winter Trails
Dec 14, 2020
Six Scenic Winter Trails

As you look to get outside this winter, the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area offers dozens of trails to stay physically distant, get a breath of fresh air, and enjoy...

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COVID Safety in the NHA
Dec 10, 2020
COVID Safety in the NHA

The COVID-19 pandemic continues, and as cases rise around the country, the outdoors are still a relatively safe place to be. We welcome everyone who wants to get out of...

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Bruce Street Surveys: Almost There!
Dec 1, 2020
Bruce Street Surveys: Almost There!

Will you help us shape the future of the Bruce Street School? Built through a grassroots community effort, the Bruce Street School was the first African-American public school in DeKalb County....

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It’s time to #OptOutside
Nov 23, 2020
It’s time to #OptOutside

Please note: the COVID-19 pandemic continues throughout the United States. The outdoors are safer than indoors, but safety precautions are still necessary. Wherever you go, please make sure to wear...

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