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HOF Presents at Georgia Municipal Cemetery Association Workshop

On Tuesday, May 12, Historic Oakland Foundation's Director of Presentation, Neale Nickels, will present at the Georgia Municipal Cemetery Association's workshop, "Assessing A Cemetery's Needs."  As the Director of Preservation Neale oversees Oakland's staff of preservation tradespeople, contractors, research assistants…

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Oakland's Gardens to the Rescue

by Sara Henderson, Director of Gardens This weekend's bulb rescue was a great success. We had 11 dedicated volunteers digging for Oakland, including two from the Georgia Daffodil Society. Our friends at Hills and Dales Estate were also digging with us,…

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Archaeology at the Greenhouse

By Neale Nickels Director of Preservation One thing that distinguishes Oakland Cemetery is its beautiful gardens. Historically, Oakland operated a greenhouse for the preservation of warm-weather plants during the winter. It was presumably used by the staff for maintaining public…

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Post-Occupation Atlanta: Another Look

by Larry Upthegrove It has been almost three months since the Federal Army pulled out of Atlanta, leaving memories of desolation and decimation in its stead.  Some citizens have returned and have started forth in the footsteps of commerce, treading…

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