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Sights, Symbols, and Stories Overview Tour 9/22

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Free
Explore the history, gardens, and funerary art of Oakland Cemetery with a 90-minute guided walking tour!

Discover the history, the Victorian gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Oakland is an outdoor museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 residents. Meet the trailblazers, builders, creators, and characters who call Oakland home. Join one of our knowledgeable and entertaining guides for a 90-minute walking tour through Atlanta’s past and present.

Tours meet outside of the Bell Tower Building at 10 AM. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in with the volunteer at the front desk.

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

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Historic Oakland Foundation is committed to following CDC public health guidelines. Masks will be required for all guests to enter the Museum Shop. Vaccinated guests can remove their masks during a tour. If an at-risk tour guest is uncomfortable, all tour guests will agree to continue wearing their masks for the duration of the tour to ensure the comfort of all visitors.

Historic Oakland Foundation Members

Historic Oakland Foundation memberships include free tickets for Sights, Symbols, and Stories tour. Check your membership level before you purchase. Individual members receive one (1) ticket, dual members two (2) tickets, and family memberships four (4) tickets. Membership status will be confirmed before the tour.

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. There is designated parking for vehicles with a disability permit behind the Bell Tower Building/Visitors Center. This is the best option for parking as the main entrance is paved with cobblestones, and both the East Gate and Memorial Drive Gate entrances have either a step or curb.
  • ASL interpreter available if given three days’ (72 hours’) notice.

Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sights-symbols-and-stories-general-tour-wednesdays-tickets-162848258525

Venue

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