January 19, 2019
  • First St. John's Cemetery Caretaking in Vinings-RSVP required

    January 19, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Woodland Preserve 4641-4617 Woodland Brook Dr SE, Smyrna, GA 30080

    The Vinings Community River Line Cemetery Crew Leader, Knox Massey, invites all interested (over the age of 15) to assist with vegetation maintenance at the First St. Johns Cemetery within the new Pulte Homes Woodland Preserve Neighborhood in Vinings.

    Volunteers are needed to cut weeds, privet, small trees, and remove English ivy. Appropriate attire includes gloves, long pants, sturdy shoes, socks and hat. Bring your water bottle.

    Please RSVP to RiverLineGA@gmail.com, so we can plan and coordinate the work. Along with your RSVP, please indicate whether you can provide your own hand pruners and any other tools you would like to use or share. Useful tools are gas powered weed eaters, bow saws, lopping shears, and chain saws. Be sure to label tools with your name.

    More information:
    About Cemeteries adopted by The River Line Historic Area
    which operates under the Cobb County Adopt-A-Cemetery Program. https://www.cobbcounty.org/community-development/planning/historic-preservation/cemetery-preservation-commission

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January 24, 2019
  • Shoupade Park Planning Meeting

    January 24, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Help plan for the upkeep and passive use events at Shoupade Park, a 2-acre historic Cobb County park on Oakdale Rd. at our informal planning meeting on
    January 24, Thursday @ 7 pm held at
    West Village Club House Near 2144 W Village Ln, Atlanta, GA 30339 (It’s a stand-alone building off W. Village Cross and an unnamed street.)

    The River Line Historic Area nonprofit formed a Friends group and adopted Shoupade Park in September 2017 to raise its level of care and relevance to the community. The park is surrounded by the Park Avenue residential neighborhood and harbors significant Civil War Battlefield remains. http://riverline.org/parks/

    If you plan to attend the meeting, please notify Roberta as the Club House has limited capacity.

    Please direct questions to The River Line Historic Area Executive Director, Roberta Cook, at RiverLineGA@gmail.com.

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