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Historic Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s oldest public park and the final resting place of many of the city’s most noted citizens. Less than a mile from downtown, its 48 acres are full of treasures – history and gardens, sculpture and architecture, ancient oaks and magnolias. It’s a wedding venue, a green space, an art gallery, a classroom space, and a place to celebrate the city’s rich and fascinating past and its promising future.

Historic Oakland Cemetery is Atlanta’s oldest public park and the final resting place of many of the city’s most noted citizens. Less than a mile from downtown, its 48 acres are full of treasures – history and gardens, sculpture and architecture, ancient oaks and magnolias. 

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Wreath and Greenery Sale

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From November 7 through December 10, order your fresh and fragrant Fraser fir wreaths from…

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Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery

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Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Oakland Cemetery! Join us on December 3 and 4…

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Holiday Hunt Scavenger Hunt

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Gather a group of friends for a day of cemetery sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger…

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The Latest

Illumine 2023 Call for Artists

Trees are essential to the identity, history, and landscape of historic Oakland Cemetery. From the…

Meet Sandy White, HOF’s New Director of Adult Programs & Volunteers

Historic Oakland Foundation is happy to welcome our newest staff member, Sandy White. Sandy joined…

GAgives: Help Us Raise $10,000 to Expand our Education Programs

Historian Franklin Garrett called Oakland Cemetery “Atlanta’s most tangible link between the past and the…

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