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Illuminating Oakland’s Original Six Acres

During Illumine we are showcasing just a few of the interesting stories our creative team is shining a light on during this four-day light experience. In 1849, the Atlanta City Council recognized that a small burial ground on Peachtree Road…

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A Preview of Illumine 2019

Historic Oakland Cemetery’s abundance of history, sculpture, and gardens will be featured in a new light this year as guests experience Illumine, an immersive self-guided after-dark experience. Taking place over four nights from May 9 through May 12, Illumine will…

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Illumine 2019 F.A.Qs

What time is Illumine? Entrance to Oakland Cemetery for Illumine 2019 begins at 7:00 p.m. Last entrance is at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday,  May 9 and Sunday, May 12 and at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May…

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Volunteer Voices: Get to Know Charlie Miller

Oakland Cemetery relies on the incredible energy, dedication, and generosity of over two hundred volunteers. Working in the gardens, giving tours, staffing the Visitor Center, or giving countless hours at special and private events, Oakland volunteers never fail to amaze…

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