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An East Hill Restoration Update

Despite a soggy February the PRO team at Oakland Cemetery has hit the ground running in 2020. Late last year we embarked on a four-year endeavor to restore 7.5 acres on the east side of the cemetery, an area referred…

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Volunteer Voices: An Interview with Lindsay McLain

I moved to Atlanta from St. Louis, Missouri in 2006. While familiarizing myself with the city, I decided to ride my bicycle through Oakland Cemetery. I was immediately enchanted. Although it was a few years before I started volunteering, I eventually signed up for Oakland’s second Saturday garden volunteer sessions, and the rest is history.
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Gone with the Wind Premiere: 80 Years Later

On December 15, 1939, nearly 300,000 people crowded around the Loew’s Grand Theatre to witness the premiere of the critically-acclaimed antebellum epic, Gone with the Wind. Atlantans celebrated the film during three days of festivities, which included an extravagant costumed…

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