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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free

Sights, Symbols, and Stories General Tour

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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free

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 27, 1913, the body of 13-year-old Mary Phagan was discovered in the basement of Atlanta’s National Pencil Factory. Leo Frank, the factory superintendent and a…

Free

Sights, Symbols, and Stories General Tour

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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free

Sights, Symbols, and Stories General Tour

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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free

Sights, Symbols, and Stories General Tour

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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free

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 outfits to post-mortem photography, the Victorians had elaborate rituals and traditions to grieve and process death. The ornamentation and symbols found in cemeteries reflect this…

Free

Sights, Symbols, and Stories General Tour

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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free

Memorial Day Tour: Oakland and World War I

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

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 the United States officially entered World War I. Over four years, the total number of military and civilian casualties in the Great War climbed to over…

Free

Sights, Symbols, and Stories General Tour

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

Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour! Discover the history, the Victorian 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 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland…

Free
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