Full circle – the story of Joseph S. Parker

Photo: E. Lane Gresham © 2021 Photo: E. Lane Gresham © 2021Images of bath house, information, Reflections of Northeast Georgia, copyright 1997, by Barbara Whipple.Images of bath house, information, Reflections of Northeast Georgia, copyright 1997, by Barbara Whipple. Joseph S. Parker, [1858-1925] was a Clarkesville businessman. In the 1870 census 12-year-old Joseph and 11-year-old Faire were listed …

The more you know

Tri-County Advertiser – Nov. 17, 1927 Our curiosity about the original chapel located on the site of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery was satisfied a bit more after discovering this Nov. 17, 1927 column, penned by Misses Annie and Tattie Sutton. For ease of reading, we have transcribed it below. So many have shown interest in …

Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens to support cemetery restoration efforts

A hometown sponsorship is on the books to preserve and restore the Old Clarkesville Cemetery, thanks to Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens. The donation at the Wyly level will also underwrite an upcoming fundraising event, the Gloaming Picnic & Art Auction, said Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. Board Chair and Clarkesville Mayor Barrie Aycock. “This donation is …

Gloaming Picnic & Art Auction to benefit Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Join supporters of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery on May 15 for what promises to be a memorable evening to raise funds for the preservation and restoration of the historic landmark. Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. is hosting the Gloaming Picnic & Art Auction at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery starting at 5 p.m., with several highlights built …

Easter sunrise service returns to site of original Clarkesville church

Rev. Matthew Henderson speaks at the Easter Sunday sunrise service at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. E. LANE GRESHAM/Special Easter Sunday marked the first time since 1881 that worship services were held on the sacred grounds of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery.Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc., board member Brooks Garcia created an outdoor altar for the First …