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Illuminating Oakland’s Original Six Acres

During Illumine we are showcasing just a few of the interesting stories our creative team is shining a light on during this four-day light experience. In 1849, the Atlanta City Council recognized that a small burial ground on Peachtree Road…

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The Origins of Earth Day

We will celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22. Earth Day was founded in 1970 to raise awareness for environmental issues and celebrate Mother Earth. But over the years, Earth Day has evolved to become a global celebration that revolves…

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Oakland HerStory: Alice May Fowler King

In honor of Women’s History Month, HOF will recognize the stories of a few incredible Oakland women whose contributions and achievements broke barriers, defied expectations, and often went unsung. These are the women who built, led, and shaped Atlanta. Alice…

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Oakland HerStory: Sarah White Carlisle

In honor of Women’s History Month, HOF will recognize the stories of a few incredible Oakland women whose contributions and achievements broke barriers, defied expectations, and often went unsung. These are the women who built, led, and shaped Atlanta. Sarah…

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Victorian Holiday Traditions

In today’s society, it would be odd to imagine a time where Christmas was not widely celebrated and enjoyed. However, this was the case before the Victorian era where Christmas was only minimally celebrated in Britain and various other English-speaking…

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