Fosters Donate More Land At Edwards Park In Whitfield County

Monday, December 11, 2017
Smith and Betty Edwards Foster
Smith and Betty Edwards Foster
- photo by Mitch Talley

In the 1990s, Smith and Betty Edwards Foster donated 100 acres of land on Cleveland Highway to Whitfield County that was used for Edwards Park.

The Fosters recently signed a deed gifting the county with five more acres at the park that will be used for soccer fields and parking.

Ms. Foster said, “The property that is now Edwards Park belonged to my parents, Clarence and Gladys Edwards, and holds a special place in our heart. I grew up there, and my husband and I built our first house and raised our children there. We have been delighted with the wonderful job the county has done in turning this property into a park that can be enjoyed by the entire community.

We are excited to be able to donate this additional five acres. The entire family feels that this is the best way to honor my parents and preserve this very special property.” 



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