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Explore the Rock Eagle effigy with a guided history hike on Nov. 21 By Jessica Cameron Torhan

Who was responsible for creating the Rock Eagle? What is the meaning behind its shape? When was it built and why?

Join the staff at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on Nov. 21 for a chance to explore the mysteries of the mound. Learn about the history of the effigy and Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes, as the hike is approximately 2.5 miles round trip. Even if you’ve visited the effigy in the past, the knowledge and expertise of a Rock Eagle staff members will give you new insight into this local treasure and piece of Georgia history.

Don’t miss your last chance to participate in this year’s Saturday at the Rock series. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit Rock Eagle’s Natural History Museum preceding the hike.

Advanced registration is required. This program is appropriate for all ages and costs $5 per person. Children ages 4 and under can attend for free.

For more information, please contact Jessica Torhan at (706)484-4838 or by email at To learn more about Saturday at the Rock, see

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Rock Eagle Effigy
Rock Eagle Effigy

Native Americans built the Rock Eagle Effigy mound between 100-300 A.D. The public is invited to learn more about the 120-foot wide eagle at a public history hike on Nov. 21.

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