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. …

Old Clarkesville Cemetery board reconvenes in 2019

Visible progress is evident at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery as the new year begins. Members of the Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board of directors met on Jan. 9 to regroup after the holidays. In addition to regular business, members heard from special guest Will Lockwood who is helping with local research. An article in …

Volunteers accelerate progress at Old Clarkesville Cemetery

The community showed up to pay tangible tribute to the past at a Sept. 29 work day at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. “It would have taken us three months to accomplish this,” said Polly Earle, board member with Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. One volunteer, the first to arrive, drove from Marietta to help. Lee …