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Volunteer at Oakland Cemetery

In 2018, nearly 300 volunteers donated over 16,000 volunteer hours to help fulfill Historic Oakland Foundation’s mission to preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery and its rich history. Volunteers lead tours, staff the Visitor Center, work in the gardens…

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Victorian Holiday Traditions

In today’s society, it would be odd to imagine a time where Christmas was not widely celebrated and enjoyed. However, this was the case before the Victorian era where Christmas was only minimally celebrated in Britain and various other English-speaking…

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Fall is for Planting

Fall is a great time to visit Oakland Cemetery for ideas about plants to add to your own garden, including shrubs, trees, and perennials. With cooler temperatures and autumn rains, it is also an ideal time to plant these plants. While…

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