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Lilies, Lilies and More Lilies!

Lily season is here. The buds are already visible atop their tall stems, ready to burst open. The show is fleeting, but it brings a level of beauty few flowers can match. True lilies are members of Liliaceae family and…

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Meet Ayanna Akobundu: Development Coordinator

Meet Historic Oakland Foundation's new development coordinator, Ayanna Akobundu I first discovered Oakland as a freshman at Agnes Scott College. I was immediately drawn into the eclectic history and stories of Oakland and admired the care taken to preserve the…

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Saving Graves is a Family Affair

Historic Oakland Foundation's preservation, restoration, and operations (PRO) team is conducting more family lot improvements than ever these days. These family-funded projects are a crucial part of the Foundation's mission to restore, preserve, enhance, and share at Oakland Cemetery. When…

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Oakland in Film: A Look Back (Part 2)

This is part two of our look at Oakland Cemetery's appearances in film, television, and video. You can view part one here. “Carry On” by Lil Nas X (2018), director unknown  Synopsis: "Carry On" is a song by American rapper Lil Nas X that…

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Oakland in Film: A Look Back (Part 1)

Over the years Oakland Cemetery has been many things to many people, and sometimes those people even turn Oakland into another place entirely! Film, television, and video production at the Cemetery has proved to be a great benefit for Historic…

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