History among the Hemlocks event set for Oct. 25-26

A live-action version of long-buried history is being resurrected this fall at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. A new event hosted by the Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board of directors invites visitors into the historic cemetery to learn more about four individuals who sleep underneath the towering native trees. History among the Hemlocks: A Spirited Tour …

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. …