Gloaming Supper guests dine with Clarkesville’s past

Photo: E. Lane Gresham © 2019 | Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board member Polly Earle shares tidbits of history with guests at the recent Gloaming Supper, a fundraiser for the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. The event generated $1,400 for ongoing restoration and preservation efforts at the historic landmark. Guests at the recent Gloaming Supper savored …

Gloaming Supper event to benefit Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Join supporters of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery on May 18 for what promises to be a memorable evening.Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. is hosting a festive picnic on the grounds at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church, starting at 6 p.m., with several highlights built into the evening’s schedule of events. “The season lends itself to outdoor dining. …

Durbec burial plot assessment complete

Historic preservation firm to provide proposal for restoration Greg Jacobs from Landmark Preservation, LLC was on site at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery Jan. 26-27 to assess the Durbec burial plot. Three members of the Durbec family are interred in the walled plot located near the southwest corner of the cemetery – Claire Eugenia Durbec [1887-1889], …

OCC Board reports on projects

Repair and restoration work continues at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. Members of the Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board are working on several high-profile projects in 2019, including marking two entrances with arbors, overseeing the restoration of a family burial plot, conducting genealogy research and developing design concepts for cemetery signage, website and other branding. …