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National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond
Jun 8, 2022
National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond

Summer is here, and the outdoors are calling. Luckily, there are a variety of National Parks open around Atlanta and beyond, not to mention Georgia’s wonderful State Parks. Here are some of the...

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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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AWARE Wildlife Tours Are Back
Jul 13, 2021
AWARE Wildlife Tours Are Back

AWARE Wildlife Center’s free weekend public tours will be returning July 3rd and 4th, just in time for the holiday! Visitors are invited to stop by the wildlife center that day to meet some of...

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National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond
Jul 2, 2020
National Park Sites in Atlanta and Beyond

Summer is here, and the outdoors have proven to be a safe place to get out of the house and take a breath of fresh air, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, there are a variety of...

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Is Arabia Mountain Open?
Jul 1, 2020
Is Arabia Mountain Open?

Cover photo from @ladyphotosmith on Instagram.  COVID-19 has impacted parks and sites throughout the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Check out our answers to all of your questions below!...

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Volunteering at Flat Rock Archives
Jun 25, 2020
Volunteering at Flat Rock Archives

On Juneteenth, we joined Flat Rock Archives Co-Founder and President Johnny Waits for a virtual tour of the Flat Rock Historic Cemetery. Flat Rock is one of the oldest Black communities in Georgia,...

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Celebrating Juneteenth
Jun 18, 2020
Celebrating Juneteenth

Above: The Board of the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance at Vaughters’ Farm. (Please note that this photo was taken prior to social distancing requirements.) In 2020, the celebration of...

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History Harvest: Lyon Family
Jun 15, 2020
History Harvest: Lyon Family

History Harvest update! Thanks to Penny Thomas, we can share historic photos of members of the Lyon Family. The Lyons owned one of the first (and, today, oldest) homesteads in this area, dating back...

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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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