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 …

Gloaming Supper event to benefit Old Clarkesville Cemetery

Join supporters of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery on May 18 for what promises to be a memorable evening.Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. is hosting a festive picnic on the grounds at Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church, starting at 6 p.m., with several highlights built into the evening’s schedule of events. “The season lends itself to outdoor dining. …

Old Clarkesville Cemetery volunteers share progress with DAR

After the presentation, several members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Tomochichi Chapter toured the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. Shown, from left, are Cindy Taylor, Polly Earle [prospective member], Bonnie Akins and Mary Isbell. Members of the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter learned more about the Old Clarkesville Cemetery during a presentation on …

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], …

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 …