Grave rededication held for War of 1812 veteran

Carson Sprinkle/Old Clarkesville Cemetery A recent ceremony at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery honored the service of a War of 1812 veteran. Hosted on Sept. 25 by the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, General John Baytop Scott Chapter, members of several other organizations were in attendance, including the Tomochichi Chapter National Society of the Daughters …

Clarkesville boy scout leads grave restoration for War of 1812 veteran

Clarkesville BSA Troop No. 5 member Mitchell McGahee has completed the restoration of a grave at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. The Eagle Scout project for McGahee has aided the mission of the cemetery to restore and preserve this historic landmark. With the help of fellow scouts and scoutmasters, McGahee disassembled the grave of Matthew Rhodes, a …

Georgia Power funds projects at Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Photo: Carson Sprinkle/HCCP, Inc. Shown, from left, are Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board members and Georgia Power representatives Diane Brown, Cindy Grace, Jeremy Spradlin, E. Lane Gresham, Kathy Walker, Brent Edwards, Brooks Garcia, Polly Earle, Josh Likins and Carson Sprinkle.  An infusion of funding from Georgia Power through a Citizens of Georgia Power Legacy Grant …

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 …