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Early Landscapes: Oakland’s Garden Landscapes

In Oakland’s early halcyon days of the 1870s and 1880s, neatly trimmed hedges of geometric perfection were de rigueur. Soon after Oakland expanded in the late 1860s, families began planting hedges and evergreens. By the mid-1880s, elaborate lot designs of exacting…

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Nurses at Camp Gordon

Oakland Remembers World War I: Georgia Women

On April 6, 1917, the United States officially entered World War I. The declaration of war mobilized millions of men eligible for military service, but the war also had a significant impact on American women. Women enlisted in the military…

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