By Sherri Ellington
Restoration work on the Greenwood Cemetery will continue thanks to the efforts of the Greenwood Cemetery Preservation Association. The association grew out of efforts begun by the Azalea Garden Club to beautify and repair the cemetery. Some future projects will be funded by the Community Foundation.
Hedy Cauthen and Linda Akins spoke to Barnesville city council about the groups’ efforts to clean up the cemetery, which was established in the early 1800s. The earliest grave there is marked 1837.
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