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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

Jews have a storied history in Atlanta. Records note that Jewish citizens helped to settle the city. By 1860, Atlanta’s Jewish population numbered over 50 people. The Hebrew Benevolent Society formed the same year to provide burial spaces and aid…

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Illuminating the History of Slave Square

by DL Henderson and Sara Van Beck During Illumine we are showcasing just a few of the interesting stories our creative team is shining a light on during this four-day light experience. From 1852, through the late 1860s, African Americans…

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Illuminating Oakland’s Original Six Acres

During Illumine we are showcasing just a few of the interesting stories our creative team is shining a light on during this four-day light experience. In 1849, the Atlanta City Council recognized that a small burial ground on Peachtree Road…

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