On June 18, 1862, seven men from Ohio were hanged just steps south of Oakland Cemetery. The leader of these men had been executed earlier, and several more waited in jail. In the Confederate states, these men were decried as…
The Cemetery has reopened to pedestrians from dawn to dusk daily. The main western gate will remain closed temporarily as work continues in that area. Pedestrians should walk to the Memorial Drive gate or the East Gate for entry.
Please be mindful of paving vehicles, traffic cones, and caution tape. Watch your step.
Keep an eye on our website and social media for updates. Thank you for your patience as we work towards a safer and more accessible park for all.