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 …

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 …