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Oakland Rocks! Photo Scavenger Hunt

Learn more about and explore the rocks of Oakland on this photo scavenger hunt! Solve the clues take a photo of each answer. Email your photo answers by June 1 to ashares@oaklandcemetery.com along with your full name. If you get…

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Crane Week with the Preservation Team

As soon as you step through Oakland’s arched entry gate, you are greeted with lively greenery and historic headstones marking the final resting places of people from all walks of life. Although I have only been interning with Historic Oakland…

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The Effects of Acid Rain at Oakland

Why do some headstones at Oakland look more weathered than others? Why are some crisp and as easy to read as the day they were carved while others appear to have melted? The primary reason for this has to do…

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