Misson + History

Fire Hall No. 2, ACHF headquarters

Our Mission:

To be a proactive force in developing community-wide understanding of the value of historic buildings, neighborhoods, and heritage.

The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, founded in 1967, is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to local heritage and history. Our vision is to become the leading advocate for the importance of historic preservation to the future of the Athens community.

Click here to read a detailed account of ACHF’s beginnings, by John C. Waters.

Click here for a timeline of ACHF milestones.