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The Garden is Waking Up

Our winter-blooming camellia, Camellia japonica, is coming into full bloom throughout Oakland’s gardens. Its habit of blooming during the coldest months is one reason it has been loved in southern gardens for many generations. The white, pink, red, or patterned…

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Call for Artist Submissions: Arts at Oakland 2021

Arts at Oakland 2021, happening May 21-May 31, is a free, self-guided daytime event showcasing the work of Atlanta artists across the entire cemetery. Artistic installations will highlight the hidden stories that can be found within the gardens and architecture…

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A Carnival of Crimes

For a month in early 1893, a series of crimes occurred in Atlanta that shocked citizens and confounded authorities. Dubbed a “carnival of crimes,” this crime wave included suicides, a double murder, and an embezzlement scandal. Although these tragic events…

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