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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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Tunes from the Tombs 2019 Playlist

We’re getting in the mood for Tunes from the Tombs 2019 and filling the HOF offices with the sweet sounds of our 2019 lineup. Check out some of our favorites below to get in the mood, and make sure you…

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Jewish History at Oakland Cemetery

The month of May is a significant time for many Jewish Americans, including myself. In 2006, President George W. Bush designated the month of May as Jewish American Heritage Month. Politicians, including Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Senator…

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