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2023 Patron Party

The Programs and Events Committee, under the tutelage of Chair Fay Pearce, presented another exquisite event for our patron members ($250.00+) on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

Buckhead Board Member Mike Armstrong, Chairman of Children’s Rehabilitation Center (CRC) gave the participants a tour of The Cator Woolford house and garden located in North Druid Hills. In the late 1940’s, two Buckhead women, Ann Lane and Becky Frazer, saw the need for an organization that would help children with cerebral palsy.  In 1952, the CRC purchased the Cator Woolford estate.  The house became a school for children with cerebral palsy that would eventually become The Frazer Center whose current mission is a preschool for all children as well as those with disabilities.  It also has a program for adults with disabilities.

Thank you to those who provided food for the event: Beckie and John Amos, Ann and John Beach, Caleb Brown, Carol Grady, Charlotte and Bob Margolin, Ann and Fay Pearce, and Elizabeth Morgan Spiegel.

If you are interested in becoming a Patron Member, please contact Executive Director Richard Waterhouse at (404) 467-9447 or rwaterhouse@buckheadheritage.com


2023 Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 ~ 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Home of Mary and Tom Watson

We are excited to announce that our 2023 Holiday Party, December 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., will carry on our tradition of cocktails, buffet, and music in the home of Mary and Tom Watson.  Their home at 3181 Chatham Road is believed to have been built in 1940 by Frank G. Lake, the owner of Frank Lake Lumber. Previous owners were Marjorie and Hampton Daughtry, Gail and Ed Ettinger, and Karen and Byron Tsinikas. There have been numerous additions and renovations through the years including one by Norman Askins.
Mary and Tom bought the house in 2004, did a major renovation designed by Keith Summerour and constructed by Ladisic Fine Homes in 2008.  Landscaping was done by Alex Smith Garden Design, Ltd.

Buckhead Heritage has Host Committee Member or Patron Sponsorship opportunities available:
Host Committee Member                  $500.00
-Two tickets
-Additional tickets at member rate
-Invitation to 2024 Major Donor event
-Listing on email invite, Buckhead Heritage web-site, and event signage

Patron                                                $750.00
-Patron receives four tickets and all of the above
To become a Host Committee Member, click here. To become a Patron, click

Single Tickets are:
Member ($150.00) (Purchase tickets)
Non-member ($175.00) (Purchase tickets)

Corporate Sponsorships are also available. For further information, please contact Richard Waterhouse at (404) 467-9447 or rwaterhouse@buckheadheritage.com

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The Buckhead Heritage Society is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that was founded in 2006 by a group of Buckhead residents who recognized the need for an advocacy organization to protect Buckhead’s significant historic resources.  As Buckhead surges into the 21st century, many of its stories, documents, buildings, cemeteries, and other historic resources are at risk of being lost.

From our Founding Members whose capital contributions have seeded our efforts, to our Board Members who oversee our Mission, to our Executive Director and staff who implement our programs, Buckhead Heritage Society is a group of individuals with a collective passion for Buckhead history and Buckhead preservation.

We recognize the importance of identifying, preserving, restoring, and promoting the community’s historic resources for the benefit of future generations. We hope you will join us on our mission.

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