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Holiday Hunt Scavenger Hunt

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

Gather a small group of friends or family for a day of cemetery sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery! November 20 through January 2, purchase your…

Recurring

Sights, Symbols, & Stories Tour

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

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…

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—it had…

Free

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…

Free

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!Discover stories that defy explanation during this 75-minute guided tour of Oakland Cemetery! With more than 70,000 souls…

Free

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…

Free

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…

Free

MLK Day of Service at Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA

On Monday, January 17, Oakland Cemetery commemorates the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service with a morning in our gardens. Please note: We have reluctantly made the decision…

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