We meet at Clayton State University Library

We meet every other month starting in February, at Clayton State University in the University Center room 265.
We start at 3pm and end around 5pm. Everyone age 16 or older is welcome, from beginners to experts.

See a University map at
Park in the "G" area and walk to the University Center "14" on the map.

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PLEASE COME AND BRING A FRIEND!



Iconography in Fayette City Cemetery June 7th

Our next meeting will be June 7th at 3pm, and we will NOT meet at our usual classroom. Instead, it is time for a FIELD TRIP! We invite you to join us at the Fayette City Cemetery just a block or two from Fayette Square and Historic Courthouse.

Angela will be guiding you on a tour of the cemetery and pointing out the images from the tombstones and discussing their symbolic meanings and what stories they tell us about the people they memorialize. Fayette County was founded in 1821. The earliest birth date that I have found of the residents of the cemetery date back to 1764. There are residents from the Indian Wars, Civil War, and World Wars. The cemetery is still in use today.

We will park at the Fayette County Board of Education which is right next to the original entrance of the cemetery from its founding in 1823, and the start of our tour.  As with most cemeteries, this one has a lot of uneven terrain and very few paved walking areas. We will be stepping up and down and around family plots. Please wear appropriate shoes. 

An address you can google is 200 Stonewall Avenue W Fayetteville, GA 30214 . This will put you close enough to tell where to go and park.


Minnie May Turnipseed
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** I found this old doll here while doing research for the tour. ...Creepy! **





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