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Oakland All-Stars: Sports Legends of Atlanta

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Discover stories of hometown heroes and sports legends during this 75-minute guided tour of Oakland Cemetery!  Go team! Atlanta is home to five major sports teams, several powerhouse universities, and…

Jewish Grounds of Oakland

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Visit Oakland's three Jewish burial sections and learn about Atlanta Jewish history during this 75-minute guided tour!  Oakland Cemetery is home to three Jewish burial sections, including the second oldest…

The Women of Oakland

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

This 75-minute tour challenges the myth of Southern womanhood by uncovering the true social and personal histories of Atlanta’s women.   Early Atlanta might have been a man’s world, but this…

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

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

This 75-minute guided tour explores the lives and accomplishments of outstanding and ordinary African Americans in Atlanta.  “We Shall Overcome” became the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement of the…

Victorian Symbolism

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

From angels to anchors, learn all about grave symbols and death culture during this 75-minute guided tour of Oakland Cemetery! The Victorians were obsessed with death. From rules on mourning…

Behind the Stones: Preservation Tour

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Stroll with us through Oakland’s amazing arboretum and learn from knowledgeable guides about some of our favorite trees!  Did you know that Oakland is home to more than 1,600 trees,…

Fear and Accusation: The Leo Frank Story

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Learn how several Oakland residents were involved in this Atlanta tragedy during this 75-minute guided tour.   This tour begins and ends with a murder. In the early hours of April…

Epitaphs: The Immortality of Words

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

Join us as we explore some of the fascinating epitaphs that grace the monuments of Oakland. How would you like to be remembered? Victorians gave considerable thought to this concept.…

The Art and Architecture of Death

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

People have sought to honor the memory of departed loved ones since ancient times, but the 19th century ushered in a new era of funerary art. Innovative building materials came…

Fifty Ways to Die

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, United States

People have sought to honor the memory of departed loved ones since ancient times, but the 19th century ushered in a new era of funerary art. Innovative building materials came…

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