February 21, 2019
  • Water Sampling - Nickajack Creek - RSVP required

    February 21, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Nickajack Park

    This activity requires an RSVP because the date and time are subject to change.
    Send an email of interest to: riverlinega@gmail.com

    Learn how monthly water samples are collected from Nickajack Creek for the Neighborhood Water Watch program administered by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
    See http://www.riverline.org/Pages/Waterways.aspx

    Optional: Ride along to the Riverkeeper's office in Atlanta to observe water sample procedures and experience the ambiance of the historic Puritan Mill office complex that houses The Riverkeeper.
    http://puritanmill.com/home-page/

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February 23, 2019
  • Collins-Loyd Cemetery Caretaking-RSVP required

    February 23, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    3151 Elizabeth Ln SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

    The River Line Historic Area is inviting all interested (over the age of 15) to assist with vegetation maintenance at the Collins-Loyd Cemetery on Elizabeth Lane off of South Atlanta Road in Vinings.

    Volunteers are needed to cut small trees, and removal of 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 bow saws, lopping shears, and chain saws. Be sure to label tools with your name.

    More information:http://www.riverline.org/Pages/Cemeteries.aspx which operates under the Cobb County Adopt-A-Cemetery Program. http://www.cobbcountyga.gov/cemetery/index.htm
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March 16, 2019
  • Turner-Sewell Cemetery Restoration-RSVP required

    March 16, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Veterans Memorial Hwy & Discovery Blvd - RSVP for directions

    The Turner-Sewell Cemetery was adopted by The River Line Historic Area under
    Cobb County's Adopt-A-Cemetery Program on October 21, 2011. http://www.cobbcountyga.gov/cemetery/index.htm

    A limited number of adults are needed to cut ivy and overgrown vegetation in this historic neighborhood cemetery.

    In 1851 Daniel R.Turner owned 740 acres along the Chattahoochee River in Cobb County and operated the Mayson-Turner ferry across the Chattahoochee at today's Veteran's Memorial Hwy. His first born son, John Turner, owned the house which stood at 5811 Oakdale Road. Daniel and John are both buried at the Turner-Sewell Cemetery along with other family members.

    RSVP to RiverLineGA@gmail.com

    More information:
    http://www.riverline.org/Pages/Cemeteries.aspx
    which operates under the Cobb County Adopt-A-Cemetery Program. http://www.cobbcountyga.gov/cemetery/index.htm

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