November 20, 2019
  • River Line Historic Area Work Session

    November 20, 2019  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Smyrna Fire Station 5, 750 Cooper Lake Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30082, USA

    The monthly RLHA work sessions are an opportunity for those working on RLHA projects to communicate personally, collaborate, coordinate, and expedite those ongoing projects. The work sessions are open to any one interested in contributing time and talent to our projects or would like to propose a project which fits our mission.

    The fire station has a beautiful meeting room with windows, ample tables, comfortable chairs and convenient rest rooms.

    If you plan to attend, please send a RSVP to Roberta at RiverLineGA@gmail.com

    Confirmed - Manna

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  • Friends of Shoupade Park Planning Meeting

    November 20, 2019  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Smyrna Fire Station #5 at 750 Cooper Lake Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30082, USA

    This monthly meeting is designed for Shoupade Park volunteer planning and project leadership. The Friends of Shoupade Park maintain a "wish list" of project ideas for the park, which remain on the list until someone commits to the idea's implementation through leadership. The meeting is open to all who are interested in the welfare of Shoupade Park. You can add your ideas to the idea list, support/ lead projects, or just learn more about our initiatives for the Park.

    Shoupade Park is owned by Cobb County and maintained through an Adopt-A-Park program with The River Line Historic Area nonprofit. Learn more about Shoupade Park on the RLHA web site: http://riverline.org/parks/
    Send inquiries to the River Line Historic Area at RiverLineGA@gmail.com

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November 23, 2019
  • Buckner Road Cleanup

    November 23, 2019  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Sylvania Drive and Buckner Road, Mableton, GA

    Join the Vinings Cove Adopt-a-Mile volunteers for an hour cleanup of Buckner Road
    in the heart of the River Line Historic Area.  Meet at Buckner Rd. and Sylvania Dr., 
    back entrance to Vinings Cove subdivision.

    Safety vests, gloves, picker-uppers, trash bags and bottled water provided.  

    Questions? Contact Patty Rech at parech@bellsouth.net

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December 7, 2019
  • Hooper-McWilliams Cemetery Restoration-RSVP required

    December 7, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    5411 S Cobb Dr SE, Smyrna, GA 30080

    The historic Hooper-McWilliams family cemetery was adopted by The River Line Historic Area on September 6, 2016. It is located next to the McDonough Georgia Power Plant near the Chattahoochee River on South Cobb Drive.

    We need a limited number of adult volunteers to maintain this cemetery by eradicating invasive vegetation. If you can help, send a RSVP note to riverlinega@gmail.com and more details will be sent in return. Appropriate attire includes gloves, long pants, sturdy shoes, socks and hat. Bring your water bottle and if you have them, small hand pruners.

    The pioneering Thomas Hooper family owned 531 acres along the Chattahoochee River in 1851.

    More information:
    http://riverline.org/cemeteries/
    http://riverline.org/history/

    Cobb County Adopt-A-Cemetery Program. https://www.cobbcounty.org/community-development/planning/historic-preservation/cemetery-preservation-commission

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