The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

November 27, 2012

Beautification board decorates historic cemetery


From staff reports

— The Athens-Limestone Beautification Board placed 75 wreaths at the Old Town Cemetery Monday. The cemetery is located at the corner of East and Washington streets and has graves dating back to the 1820s.The ALBB is working with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department to restore the cemetery’s approximately 112 gravestones.