Wednesday, 1 January, 2003

Historical Spotlight - Cemetery History

When this part of East Texas was first opened to Anglo settlement in the early 1840s, a small settlement soon developed where Athens is today. This small village was called "Alfred", named for its first postmaster, Alfred F. Mallard. It existed by that name until 1850 when the town became ...

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Tuesday, 31 December, 2002

Our Year in Review - 2002

FRIENDS OF THE CEMETERY It is with pleasure that the Athens Cemetery Association announces the initiation of the Friends of the Cemetery program. Through this program, we hope to keep you informed of the various expansion and beautification projects which are ongoing at the cemetery and also to raise funds for ...

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