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“Lost at Sea”: August Denk

When I’m working with the preservation team at Oakland Cemetery, it feels like I’m working in a library of souls. I see the titles, but can’t read their stories. This marker caught my eye. “Lost at Sea” in Atlanta? Curious…

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Body Snatching at Oakland Cemetery

This is the second part of Andrew Bramlett's article on grave robbing in Georgia. See part 1. The first major attempted grave robbery at Oakland Cemetery took place after hours on December 22, 1880. Oakland guards Belcher and Hunt approached…

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Gold in the Gardens

Fall colors are starting to fill the gardens, and gold is the color of the season. You’ll find it abundantly in Oakland's flowers, fruits, and foliage right now. The many shades of yellow are catching everyone’s attention, and some are…

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