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Resident Spotlight: Richard Peters

This is part six of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. Pennsylvania-born Richard Peters was one of the most dynamic real estate and transportation magnates in…

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Resident Spotlight: Stephen B. Oatman

This is part five of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. Born in Pownal, Vermont, Stephen B. Oatman followed his eldest brother to Tennessee in the…

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Resident Spotlight: Marie Woolfolk Taylor

This is part three of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. The daughter of two Atlanta University professors, Marie Antoinette Woolfolk Taylor was a life-long champion…

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Resident Spotlight: Henry Rucker

This is part two of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. Henry Rucker was the seventh of 14 children born to Edward and Betsey Rucker. The…

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