1967: Saved Church-Waddel-Brumby House, Athens’ oldest residence from demolition
1972: Established Church-Waddel-Brumby House as a house museum and started the Athens Welcome Center
1974: Saved the Franklin House from demolition
1978: Nominated Cobbham and Downtown to the National Register of Historic Places
1980: Restored and adapted Fire Hall No. 2 as Foundation headquarters and gallery
1983-4: Nominated nine historic districts to the National Register of Historic Places
1985: Advocated for the passage of the Historic Preservation Ordinance for City of Athens
1990: Hosted workshops to discuss planning alternatives for Downtown East area
1994: Participated in re-design of The Classic Center, which saved Fire Hall No.1
1994: Assisted in saving the Wray-Nicholson House from demolition
1996: Established the Revolving Fund to protect at-risk historic properties
1996: Worked with UGA and Athens community to preserve Tanner Lumber
1997: Participated in development of Athens-Clarke Comprehensive Plan
1997: Acquired and developed Classic City Tours as a heritage tourism educational vehicle
1997: Worked with UGA and Athens community to save & relocate the Red Barn
1998: Began Historic House Museum Association
1998-9: Assisted 5 neighborhoods with local historic district designation
1999: Co-sponsored with A-CC re-dedication of Wray-Nicholson House
2000: Established Hands on Athens Program
2001: Athens-Clarke County Bicentennial Celebration
2001: Transfer of Ware-Lyndon House decorative arts collection to ACHF
2002: Saved the Adcock Building from demolition
2003: Completed Athens Welcome Center SPLOST project
2003: Established Black History Month Tours (CCT)
2004: Played a principal role in establishing and planning CAPPA (Community Approach to Planning Prince Avenue)
2006: Completed restoration of historic Church-Waddel-Brumby House Museum/Welcome Center
2006: Successfully completed expansion of Downtown Athens National Register Historic District
2006: Successfully nominated Downtown Athens Historic District for local designation
2007: Celebrated Foundation’s 40th anniversary
2007: Athens Historic House Museum Association published Museum Mile tour brochure
2007: Completed feasibility study for Oconee Street School/ACTION Building
2008: Successfully nominated Reese Street Historic District for local designation
2008: Athens Historic House Museum Association held inaugural Holiday Spirits tour of the four house museums featuring original historic vignettes.
2009: Successfully nominated Athens for designation as one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2009 Dozen Distinctive Destination.
2009: Celebrated 10th annual Hands On Athens
2009: Launched Athens Heritage Walks, a new guided tour series
2010: Successfully nominated Milledge Avenue Historic District for local designation
2010: Started the Athenaeum Club, a historic preservation social club.
2011: Launched Preservation Matters, a new education series.
2012: Conducted comprehensive one-day symposium about the endangered, historic Southern Mill property.
2013: Assisted with successful nomination of Buena Vista Historic District for local designation
2013: Launched new format for Preservation Awards with community-wide appeal.
2014-15: Raised over $60,000 to stabilize and preserve historic Beech Haven Summer House and camel-back bridge; formed Friends of Beech Haven.
2015: Established ACHF 50th Anniversary Committee.