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HOF Remembers the 2008 Atlanta Tornado

On a proverbial “dark and stormy night,” I was watching the SEC Championship basketball tournament when tornado warnings began to stream across the bottom of the screen. Simultaneously, play was stopped on the court at the Georgia Dome as players,…

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February Blooms at Oakland

So often we receive calls from visitors and volunteers who want an ID for the “flowering tree” located outside the Bell Tower, as well as many other curious blooms found throughout our grounds. Besides daffodils, here's a brief rundown of…

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Oakland Tours in Focus: Love, Victorian Style

This month the Love Stories of Oakland program returns to share stories of love – romantic, platonic, temporary, and eternal – found at Oakland Cemetery.  A cemetery may seem like a strange place to learn about love, but of the…

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