old millCommissioners approve renovation of historic Freeman’s Mill

(Lawrenceville, Ga., June 8, 2017) – The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, June 6, approved a contract to renovate the historic mill at Freeman's Mill Park, offering folks accustomed to smart phones, tablets and other modern marvels a glimpse into the ingenuity of our forefathers.

DAR at OaklandL-R Rene Weilbrenner, Pat Davis, Corresponding Secretary Lee Schermerhorn, Cindy Gaskins, Marilyn Johnson, Vivian Wiegand

Springtime at  Oakland Cemetery 
By Lee Schermerhorn 

It may sound a little strange, but one of the best places to see “the rites of spring” is at the Oakland Cemetery near downtown Atlanta! Not only a cemetery, it is a living garden, Victorian in style, spanning 88 acres.