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Meet Briana Vianen: HOF Programming Intern

Meet Briana Vianen, one of Historic Oakland Foundation’s spring programming interns. She’s a senior at Georgia State University, earning her degree in Education. Here, Briana shares her thoughts on interning with HOF. I’ve always believed that you can learn anywhere,…

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Spring Plant Sale Member Preview

Historic Oakland Foundation members are invited to a special members-only preview of our Spring Plant Sale on April 9 at Oakland’s Beaumont Allen Greenhouse. The Spring Plant Sale will be open to the general public by reservation on Saturday, April 10. In order to…

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An Interview with Artist Kyle Brooks

Oakland Museum Store manager Tim Wright interviewed Kyle Brooks, a.k.a. Black Cat Tips via email about his inspiration and influences. Here's what Kyle had to say. Want more Black Cat Tips? Join us online Saturday, February 20 at 3 p.m.…

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Restoring Ledgers in the Smith-Callaway Lot

In 2018, Historic Oakland Foundation's PRO Team restored the Smith-Callaway ledgers in Oakland's historic African American Burial Grounds. Director of Preservation Ashley Shares and Preservation and Operations Specialist Sean Diaz describe re-leveling the marble ledgers in a relatively small space…

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Mini Scavenger Hunt: East Hill

Next time you're at Oakland, see if you can solve these East Hill riddles! 1. Welcome to East Hill! Head to the corner gate to read all about this zone. What’s the name of Chosewood’s daughter resting close? It sounds…

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