Clarkesville boy scout leads grave restoration for War of 1812 veteran

Clarkesville BSA Troop No. 5 member Mitchell McGahee has completed the restoration of a grave at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. The Eagle Scout project for McGahee has aided the mission of the cemetery to restore and preserve this historic landmark. With the help of fellow scouts and scoutmasters, McGahee disassembled the grave of Matthew Rhodes, a …

Georgia Power funds projects at Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Photo: Carson Sprinkle/HCCP, Inc. Shown, from left, are Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board members and Georgia Power representatives Diane Brown, Cindy Grace, Jeremy Spradlin, E. Lane Gresham, Kathy Walker, Brent Edwards, Brooks Garcia, Polly Earle, Josh Likins and Carson Sprinkle.  An infusion of funding from Georgia Power through a Citizens of Georgia Power Legacy Grant …

Gloaming Picnic & Art Auction set for May 21

Join supporters of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery on May 21 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 …

Local actors to portray cemetery residents

An upcoming live theater production at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery will feature local actors. Bringing to life the stories of the people who lived in long-ago Clarkesville is the aim of the History among the Hemlocks event set for Oct. 29, 30, 31. Billed as a “spirited stroll through the Old Clarkesville Cemetery,” organizers invite guests to …

Local DAR donates speciality map to Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Shown, top row, from left, are Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board members Anne Short, Polly Earle, Kathy Walker; front row, from left HCCP, Inc. Chair Barrie Aycock, HCCP, Inc. member E. Lane Gresham and Tomochichi Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Regent Cindy Grace. Maps guide us to …