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Capturing the Spirit Halloween Tour Member Presale

July 1 - July 14

What is Capturing the Spirit? Designed to enlighten rather than frighten, our popular Capturing the Spirit tours bring to life the stories of some of the cemetery’s notable residents and allow visitors to experience Oakland Cemetery after dark. A costumed…

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Ongoing

Iris Rhizome Sale

June 29 @ 8:00 am - July 10 @ 5:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Oakland Cemetery is home to more than 150 varieties of irises, many of which are heirloom varieties dating to before World War II. We propagate our irises, and sometimes they reproduce so well we have rhizomes (iris "bulbs") to share.…

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10:00 am

Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 stories to tell—both stunning victories and heart-wrenching tragedies. Join one of our…

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2:00 pm

Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 stories to tell—both stunning victories and heart-wrenching tragedies. Join one of our…

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4:00 pm

Sights, Symbols, and Stories of Oakland

July 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 stories to tell—both stunning victories and heart-wrenching tragedies. Join one of our…

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6:30 pm

We Shall Overcome: African American Stories From Civil War to Civil Rights

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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“We Shall Overcome” became the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, but the origin of the song dates back to antebellum days and a spiritual sung by enslaved people, “No More Auction Block for Me.” This tour…

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