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Earth Day Crafts

Celebrate Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22) and keep your kids busy with a few crafts that are Oakland-tested and kid-approved! Cheerio Bird Feeders Perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers, this easy craft passes the time and creates a tasty treat for…

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Happy National Beer Day!

Ales, lagers, IPAs, stouts, porters, and sours – Atlantans love their beer. There may be a new brewery popping up every month, but Atlanta’s love of brewing and all-things-beer goes back centuries. Read on for a few facts about Atlanta…

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Tombstone Poetry

Walking through Oakland Cemetery, you will notice phrases and statements inscribed on the grave markers of the dead. Funny, somber, uplifting, or tender—these epitaphs both memorialize those who have passed and establish a continuing dialogue between the dead and the…

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Interpreting Atlanta’s Confederate History

More than 70,000 souls rest at Oakland Cemetery, including 6,900 Confederate soldiers buried in the Confederate Memorial Grounds. Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) is working to expand understanding of Oakland Cemetery’s Civil War history through contextual panels and digital exhibits. This…

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