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Behind-the-Stones Preservation Tour

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free
Learn about past and ongoing preservation and restoration efforts at Oakland with a behind-the-stones walking tour!

Join the Behind the Stones tour for an exclusive look at past and ongoing preservation and restoration efforts. This 75-minute walking tour discusses and visits several of types of physical preservation efforts – from the repair of small, badly broken headstones to the stabilization of dangerously leaning obelisks weighing several thousand pounds. Guests will also see examples of restoration, which involves intervening to return a monument, headstone, or structure to its original appearance or condition.

This tour starts at the main gate (main entrance at Oakland Avenue and MLK Jr. Drive) at 10:30 a.m. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in at the volunteer desk inside the Visitor Center (adjacent to the gate) before meeting at the main gate.

Spaces are limited, so we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance.

Accessibility

Not all areas of historic Oakland Cemetery are wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you need an accessible route when purchasing your ticket.ASL interpreter available if given 3 days (72 hours) notice before the start of the tour.

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Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/behind-the-stones-preservation-tour-tickets-841278746377

Venue

248 Oakland Ave SE
248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States

Organizer

Historic Oakland Foundation
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