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The River Line Historic Area embraces historic and natural resources West of the Chattahoochee River to unite the community as a place of distinction linking Vinings, Smyrna, and Mableton, Georgia

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        Historic  Cemeteries 

The River Line Historic Area
participate in the 
Help us restore the 
Turner-Sewell, Hooper-McWilliams, or First St. John's Baptist Cemeteries.
Go to the calendar page for available workdays.


If you have information (history, burials, etc.) on any of the following cemeteries,

please contact the River Line Project Manager, Mark Cearfoss.


Turner-Sewell Cemetery


adopted by

 The River Line Historic Area

October 21, 2011




Turner-Sewell interpretive sign installed 2014




John and Jane Turner acquired

the Hooper-Turner House in 1883.




Notice the Mason symbol on John H.Turner's

tombstone below.  

He was a charter member of the 

Nelms Masonic Lodge.






Collins Springs Baptist Cemetery 

(Est. 1850)


Owned and maintained by the 

Collins Springs Cemetery Association, Inc.







First St. John's Baptist Cemetery 

Vinings (Est. 1904)

adopted by

The River Line Historic Area

in 2011


Some of the family surnames buried in First St. John's cemetery:  Campbell, Frazier, Jones, Kennebrew, Morehead, and Richardson. 


 Collins-Lloyd Cemetery in Vinings


available for adoption





Hooper-McWilliams Cemetery


adopted by

 The River Line Historic Area

September 6, 2016