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Shop Oakland: Santa Delivers More Holiday Finds

by Timothy Wright, Visitors Center & Museum Shop Manager ‘Tis the season at Oakland Cemetery's Visitors Center & Museum Shop! Each week new items arrive just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. This December, support Historic Oakland Foundation's mission and delight…

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Spooky shopping at Oakland Cemetery

By Timothy Wright, Shop Manager Oakland Cemetery’s Visitors Center & Museum Shop embraces the spirit of Halloween with a variety of new ornaments, books, and spooky accoutrements for the season. Offerings include an array of glass skull ornaments ranging in…

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Halloween Spookiness in Oakland's Museum Shop

The spirits are buzzing with excitement over the unique new items in for the season in the Museum Shop at Oakland Cemetery! For fun and creepy costume accouterments perfect for Capturing the Spirit of Oakland, check out our Raven Top Hats and Haunted…

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Shop Oakland: The Leo Frank Case

August 17th marks the 100th anniversary of the Leo Frank Case. On April 26, 1913, Mary Phagan a girl of 13 found murdered in the basement of the National Pencil Factory where she was a worker. The discovery of her…

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Shop Oakland: The Sacred Harp

The Oakland Visitors Center and Museum Shop is excited to feature an amazing book filled with the sounds of the old South. The Sacred Harp by Oakland resident Benjamin Franklin (B.F.) White, was published in the spring of 1844 and…

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Shop Oakland: Oakland Leaf Pins

This week’s Shop Oakland blog features an amazing new item: leaf pins and brooches created from actual leaves from trees at Oakland Cemetery. These unique pins are created from hand-picked leaves sent to metal artisans who then cast them in…

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Shop Oakland: The Works of Edward Gorey

Oakland Cemetery’s Visitors Center and Museum Shop recently got a haul of new items, among these are five books by author and illustrator Edward Gorey. Born Feb. 22, 1925, Gorey wrote over 100 works. He wasn’t just a writer and illustrator,…

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