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. …

Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens to support cemetery restoration efforts

A hometown sponsorship is on the books to preserve and restore the Old Clarkesville Cemetery, thanks to Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens. The donation at the Wyly level will also underwrite an upcoming fundraising event, the Gloaming Picnic & Art Auction, said Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. Board Chair and Clarkesville Mayor Barrie Aycock. “This donation is …