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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The cleanup at Stephen Martin Cemetery continues and has inspired a deeper look at the Dunwoody families laid to rest there. Eagle Scouts David Savini and Daniel Montgomery have been hard at work, clearing pathways in the cemetery and building sturdy benches and an attractive kiosk for their Eagle Scout projects. The kiosk is waiting for a map and the written history of the cemetery. Valerie ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
TheDonaldson-Bannister Farmhouse was built in the 1870’s and has been named to the Georgia Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places. Presently, the building is in need of renovation before it can be opened to the public. To aid in this initiative the Dunwoody Preservation Trust commissioned a Master Plan for the property to guide the planned renovations and future ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The Dunwoody High School football team enthusiastically took on the three-day clean-up of the historic Stephen Martin Cemetery last week as a community service project. Following their morning summer workouts, the football players cut down weeds, brush, and limbs, raked debris and hauled it to a dumpster. They also hauled many large logs to the dumpster and repaired fallen down wooden ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Back by popular demand, Bobby Horton will transport you to the days of the Civil War and share his love of music and history this June 3. The Dunwoody Preservation Trust presented Bobby Horton last September and are happy to announce his return to Dunwoody as part of their HistoryAlive series. Mr. Horton tells the stories behind the songs of both Confederate and Union soldiers, including the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The Dunwoody Explorers, a program of the Dunwoody Police Department, received a grant of $500 from the Dunwoody Preservation Trust last week. Open to young men and women who have completed the eighth grade and are between 14 and 21 years old, the Dunwoody Explorers were recognized for its assistance with the DPT’s Lemonade Days fundraiser last month. 
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, April 10, 2015
Lemonade Days just a week awayTue Apr 7, 2015. By Laura Miller For The Crier  On Wednesday, April 15, the normally quiet paths of Brook Run Park will come alive with carnival rides, food trucks, and live music as the 16th annual Lemonade Days begins. Over 80,000 people are expected, along with brand new features, music, and food vendors. If food is your favorite festival activity, you won’t ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:35 am | Updated: 8:08 am, Tue Apr 7, 2015. By Laura Miller For The Crier  In the spring of 1998, a tornado twisted its way through Dunwoody, destroying homes and many of the large trees that made Dunwoody a lovely place to call home. One year later, reconstruction was well underway; scars, both physical and mental, had begun to heal. To celebrate this time of rebirth, ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Dunwoody Preservation Trust kicked off its new year with the installment of new officers and a Saturday morning planning retreat for its new Board of Directors at the Dunwoody Country Club. Co-presidents Melanie Williams and Dolores Lauderdale presented the new board with an overview of plans for the coming year, which include advancement of the organization’s quest to save the historic ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Friday, October 24, 2014
Dunwoody Preservation Trust brought back for Dr. Loris's Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show on October 22 to the Stage Door Player's Theatre! We reached the maximum number of pieces to be reviewed and discussed with many surprises - both good and bad. Dr. Lori's unique and descriptive detail is both fascinating and keeps the audience engaged during the entire show.  Dr. Loris's Antiques Appraisal ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
The Dunwoody Preservation Trust announced the appointment of Debbie Fuse in the role of executive director. Ms. Fuse will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization, community events, cultural initiatives and the annual Dunwoody Lemonade Days.“On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Dunwoody Preservation Trust, I am delighted to welcome Debbie as the new ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
It could have been called Eidson Elementary, after the family that donated the land for our community’s first school, or Womack Elementary, for the family that once owned the land where it is located today; but the name brought back the tradition that began in the late 1800’s, Dunwoody School. In 2008, Dunwoody Elementary School on Womack Road opened its doors. Read the whole article on the ...read more
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
From the Dunwoody Crier Newspaper, By Valerie Biggerstaff   Three Dunwoody properties have received National Register designations, thanks to the efforts of Lynne Byrd. Now she is seeking a fourth designation. Lynne is on a mission to add the Dunwoody Methodist Chapel to that list. Dunwoody’s Cheek/Spruill Farmhouse and Donaldson Bannister Farm and Cemetery were placed on the register, as well ...read more
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Celebrate Halloween a little early this year with Boy Scout Troop 477 as the Scouts and friends bring the history of Dunwoody’s reported haunted house back to life from 3-9 p.m. on Saturday, October 26. The family-friendly event will be at the Donaldson-Bannister Farm (corner of Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd. and Vermack Rd.). The event will offer something for everyone – games, face-painting, pumpkin ...read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
From the Dunwoody Crier Newspaper The modest farmhouse at the corner of one of the busiest intersections in the city has become a symbol of Dunwoody. Thanks to the Dunwoody Preservation Trust, the house at the corner of Chamblee Dunwoody and Mt. Vernon roads has seen some life over the years after the last owners of the house, the Spruill family, left in the early 1990s. Read the full article ...read more