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 …

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 …

More than 235 unmarked graves documented at Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Len Strozier of Omega Mapping Services, Inc. explains the technology involved with ground penetrating radar. Strozier documented an estimated 235 unmarked graves at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery on May 24-25.E. Lane Gresham © 2021 It was just another day in the office for Len Strozier of Omega Mapping Services, Inc., except his office doesn’t have …

Habersham EMC joins cemetery restoration efforts

Photo: Matthew Osborne/The Northeast GeorgianOn May 8, Habersham EMC representatives Valerie Stamey, Nicole Dover and Sarah Smagur joined HCCP, Inc. board members for a cemetery work day and to present a check. Shown, from left, are Anne Short, Kathy Walker, Valerie Stamey, Brooks Garcia, Nicole Dover, Barrie Aycock, Sarah Smagur, Diane Brown and Polly Earle. …