- Could some one please update us about the places around here in
columbus.....me and my husband sometimes go out to locate cemeteries
and to over look them and clean up around them and we would love to
beable to help where we could...so any info would be great..
Michael and Laura
- Hi - the Clapp's Factory Cemetery is located just below Oliver Dam on a
bluff overlooking the Chattahoochee. If take the turn off from the
River Road to Oliver Marina and bear to the left, just before you reach
the gated entrance to the Oliver Dam facility, the River Walk begins to
the left (southward). Walking on the River Walk, the cemetery is about
one tenth of a mile down on the right - there's a dirt pathway leading
in on the north side and a dirt road going in on the south side of the
main cemetery area. You won't find much there - only one grave is still
marked (J. F. CAIN - evidently a child's grave - along the northside
pathway). There are estimated to be 400-500 graves. Based on archival
research and reports from family members, we now have the names of
around 70 persons known or believed to be buried there. Our volunteer
group has tried to clear the cemetery of some of the appliances, car
parts, televisions, construction tailings, litter, and other debris that
have been illegally dumped in there, but there's still quite a bit that
needs to be removed. We have members local to Columbus who might be
willing to meet you out there, if you'd like.
Thank you for your interest, and we could really use your help in
monitoring the site.
John Mallory Land
President, Clapp's Factory Cemetery Preservation League
Michael and Laura wrote:
> Could some one please update us about the places around here in
> columbus.....me and my husband sometimes go out to locate cemeteries
> and to over look them and clean up around them and we would love to
> beable to help where we could...so any info would be great..
> Michael and Laura
- My husband, Earl, passed away Saturday as his two daughters and I stood by
his bedside here at home where he wanted to be.
Visitation will be tomorrow (Monday) from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Pope Dickson
Funeral Home here in Morrow. Funeral will be Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM at the
Chapel with burial at Westview Cemetery.
Please keep us in your prayers.
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- Thank you so much for the update...we hate to hear that it is not
doing good.....are you planing on having a group meet out there
again or are you waiting till a later time? Me and my husband both
work during the week, but maybe we could do something on a weekend
to help out.....I believe that this coming weekend we are going to
go out there and have a look around.....all of the cemeteries that
we use to look over are pretty much cleaned up except for a
few...like one out in the country, that has a dirt road running
right next to it, not even a foot away from one grave and we are
still not sure to this day how many grave are out there...we can
only see 3 of them.
michael and laura
- A friend of ours sent us this link
We are still right now going threw the message logs to read what has
been going on and getting fixed and started....with over 600
message...we have only got to 200...lol.....Also we found out that
there is a place at the libary that someone did some surveys on. I
can go and look at these, if know one else has already seen these
papers. Just let us know something, please.
Michael and Laura