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Announcing the 2014 Athens Heritage Walks Tour Series!

Athens Heritage Walks, sponsored by the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, is a series of guided tours of historic places that celebrate each site’s unique
architecture, culture, and history.

Click here for detailed information about tours and tour guides, schedules,
and to download an order form.

Tours are limited to 25 participants unless otherwise indicated.
Reservations are required.

Ticket Prices
$12 ACHF Member | $15 Nonmember | $10 for 10 or more series reservations

Making reservations is easy:
(1) Download an order form to mail in: AHW Order Form.

(2) Make your reservations online: AHW Reservations Online Today!

(3) Contact Amy Kissane at 706-353-1801 or to make your reservations over the phone.

Questions? Call 706-353-1801 or e-mail us at

Athens Heritage Walks 2014 presents…

Dearing Street • Steven Brown & Theresa Flynn • Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery • Al Hester • Oconee Hill Cemetery • Charlotte Thomas Marshall • Old Athens Cemetery and Circle Gallery • Janine Duncan • Seeing Green: Neighborhood Parks • Mary Stakes & Andrew Saunders • University Drive • Lucy Rowland


Click here to see a slideshow of the Preservation Awards

45th Annual Historic Preservation Awards

Monday, June 2, 2014
The Morton Theatre, 195 W. Washington Street
Ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m. to be followed by a reception at Ted's Most Best.

The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation invites the public to the 45th Annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony on Monday, June 2, at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens on Washington Street. The program starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception at 2011 award-winner Ted's Most Best.

The awards highlight the best preservation projects of the year as well as the extraordinary achievements of individuals and organizations that made a difference. Attendees will be treated to striking before and after photos of significant rehabilitation projects, discoveries made during the projects, and the stories—there’s ALWAYS a story—behind those projects.

Please join the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation as we celebrate the accomplishments of fellow Athenians.

Part of ACHF's mission is to increase awareness of the value of historic resources to the Athens community. The annual awards play an important role in fulfilling that mission by highlighting the projects, and more importantly the people behind them, that keep the town's historic fabric vibrant. From awards for stewardship (long-term maintenance), to detailed rehabilitations of significant historic resources, to publications and programs that enhance our knowledge of local history, the ceremony presents the breadth of preservation achievements taking place each and every year in Athens Clarke County.

Finally, we'd like to thank our event sponsors and our annual heritage sponsors


2014 Preservation Awards Event Sponsors
Gold Level Sponsors ($500)

Aurum Studios, Ltd.
Ted’s Most Best
The University of Georgia

 Silver Level Sponsors ($250)
Barron’s Rental Center
Epting Events
Oneta Woodworks
Peterson Properties
Terrapin Beer Company

2014 - 2015 ACHF Annual Heritage Sponsors
Barber Creek Design
Carson Advisory, Inc.
Dalton Carpet One
ETL Construction Services
Georgia Power Foundation
Lindsay Transfer & Storage
Pharma Tech Industries
Southern Mutual Insurance Company
Todd Emily

greenville bus trip Bus Trip to Greenville, South Carolina
Saturday, May 24, 2014

Depart 8:30 am | Return 5:45 pm

Registration Fee – $55 (Details below.)
Space is limited.

To register, mail check (preferred) to: Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation
489 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

Or, click here to register online.

Deadline to register is May 9th.
Travel plans will be e-mailed once registration received.
Greenville, SC: Discovering how they built the best downtown in the South

Have you noticed that whenever people in Athens start talking about downtown and how to make it better (or EVEN better, we should say), someone always mentions Greenville, SC? Well, we decided it was time to go see for ourselves and you’re invited to join us.

Registration fee includes roundtrip (unless you get lost), scavenger hunt with prizes, lunch at Mary’s at Falls Cottage in downtown Greenville, autographed copy of the book Re-imagining Greenville: Building the Best Downtown in America, and tour by authors John Boyanoski and Mayor Knox White.

Thank you to our 4 Wheels on the Bus for their support:
Joan and Gary Bertsch ETL Construction Services
Kathy Prescott Grady Thrasher

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