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Epitaphs: The Immortality of Words

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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.…

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Fear and Accusation: The Leo Frank Story

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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…

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Victorian Symbolism

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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…

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Winter Tree Walk

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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,…

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Art and Architecture of Death

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

Discover how architectural and design choices made during life created a lasting and eternal legacy for many Oakland residents. People have sought to honor the memory of departed loved ones…

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Boys of Summer Baseball

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

On May 12, 1866, the Gate City Nine and the Atlanta Baseball Club took to the field to play the first baseball game in Atlanta. Imagine looking west beyond the…

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History, Mystery, and Mayhem

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

Discover stories that defy explanation during this 75-minute guided tour of Oakland Cemetery! With more than 70,000 souls interred in its hallowed grounds, it’s no mystery that Oakland Cemetery has…

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The Women of Oakland

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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…

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