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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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Black Magnolias

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

This guided walking tour explores the history, lives, and labors of Atlanta’s African American women. Historically, many African American women worked as maids, child nurses, cooks, and laundresses—all while managing…

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Oakland’s All-Stars: Sports Legends of Atlanta

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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…

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Oakland’s Music Makers

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

Discover the stories of prodigies, bandmasters, a dance club DJ, a beloved family songbird, and more on this musically-inclined tour! From spiritual songwriters to country legends, Oakland Cemetery’s musical roots…

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Memorial Day Tour: Oakland and World War I

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

Discover the stories of soldiers, civilians, and home front civilians in the Great War during this Memorial Day tour . On April 6, 1917, Congress declared war on Germany and…

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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 its…

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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 outfits…

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Malts and Vaults: Where Beer Meets History

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

Oakland Cemetery’s popular guided walking tour, Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History, returns on Sunday, June 5!Oakland Cemetery’s popular guided walking tour, Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History,…

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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Fifty Ways to Die

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

From disease outbreaks to battlefield wounds to murders, this tour traces the myriad ways Oakland residents died in the 19th century. Early Atlanta was not a sleepy southern community –…

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