Norton Family/North Georgia Community Foundation add to cemetery restoration efforts

The year ended with a substantial addition to the efforts to preserve and restore the Old Clarkesville Cemetery, thanks to the Norton Family Fund at the North Georgia Community Foundation. The grant, recorded on Dec. 18, 2020, is much appreciated during a challenging time for nonprofit fundraising, said Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation Inc. fundraising committee chair …

Old Clarkesville Cemetery honors fallen

E. Lane Gresham/Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. In advance of Memorial Day, military personnel lost in long-ago wars were honored at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. On May 23, Polly Earle, a member of the Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. Board of Directors replaced faded flags at the cemetery. Joined by Prynne Reason Dockery, 4, of …