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Epitaphs: The Immortality of Words

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Free - $12.00
Join us as we explore some of the fascinating epitaphs that grace the monuments of Oakland.

How would you like to be remembered? Victorians gave considerable thought to this concept. An epitaph is described as “a statement commemorating or epitomizing a deceased person.” Join us as we explore some of the fascinating epitaphs that grace the monuments of Oakland. Whether brief or rambling, poignant or humorous, all provide insight into the person’s life. You’ll certainly walk away with a favorite!

Tour Info

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 (located adjacent to the main 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 12
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free - $12.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/epitaphs-the-immortality-of-words-tickets-841288706167

Venue

Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Organizer

Historic Oakland Foundation
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