DeKalb Parks to hold “Flat Rock Culture and Volunteer Day”
Tours of the historic Flat Rock Archives are among several events planned for the upcoming Stonecrest Fest, which will showcase destinations in the new city.

Flat Rock house

 

Pictured is Thomas Jefferson Hardy, born in 1922 in the rural Flat Rock area. Photo provided by the Flat Rock Archives.

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a Flat Rock Culture and Volunteer Day on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd., Stonecrest.

Citizens are invited to join park staff and Flat Rock Archive representatives as they beautify and restore the park. Volunteers will learn about the rich African-American history in South DeKalb. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, wear proper footwear and bring a refillable water bottle.

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