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February 2020

Free African American Grounds Tour

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation hosts free guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Burial Grounds. This tour will stop at the final resting places of a few Atlanta pioneers, including Carrie Steele Logan, founder of Atlanta’s first orphanage for…

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Love Stories of Oakland: Valentine’s Day

February 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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$16.00 - $24.00

Love never dies at Oakland Cemetery! Surprise your Valentine with a unique outdoor date night at Oakland Cemetery. Enjoy more than 20 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves of Atlantans of days past. Discover the…

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Free African American Grounds Tour

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Free

Throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation hosts free guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Burial Grounds. This tour will stop at the final resting places of a few Atlanta pioneers, including Carrie Steele Logan, founder of Atlanta’s first orphanage for…

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Love Stories of Oakland

February 15 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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$16.00

Love never dies at Oakland Cemetery! Grab your Valentine and get to Oakland Cemetery for a unique outdoor date – Love Stories of Oakland is back by popular demand! Enjoy more than 20 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we…

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Free African American Grounds Tour

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Free

Throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation hosts free guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Burial Grounds. This tour will stop at the final resting places of a few Atlanta pioneers, including Carrie Steele Logan, founder of Atlanta’s first orphanage for…

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Young Historians: A History Mystery

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Free - $10.00

Calling all detectives! There is a history mystery at Oakland Cemetery! Students will compete in challenges and solve riddles to unlock clues in search of a mysterious Oakland resident. Recommended for ages 7-12 Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery…

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Free African American Grounds Tour

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Throughout February, Historic Oakland Foundation hosts free guided walking tours of Oakland Cemetery’s African American Burial Grounds. This tour will stop at the final resting places of a few Atlanta pioneers, including Carrie Steele Logan, founder of Atlanta’s first orphanage for…

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March 2020

Young Historians: Votes for Women!

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Free - $10.00

Celebrate National Women’s History Month and commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment with our favorite Oakland ladies. We’ll visit with Oakland women who fought for suffrage and create campaigns to rock the vote!   Recommended for ages 7-12 Experience a…

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Yoga at the Bell Tower

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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$10.00 - $15.00

Join us for a small yoga class led by Laura Barton, an Oakland staff member and instructor at Nirvana Yoga and Mystic Lotus Yoga. This all-levels class will take place on one Friday each month, March through September, from 6-7…

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May 2020

Young Historians: World War II and Oakland

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Free - $10.00

In May 1945, the guns of Europe fell silent as Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces. During this program, we’ll celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day, and examine the origins and impact of…

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June 2020

Young Historians: Afterlife Art

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30312 United States
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Free - $10.00

Mausoleums, statues, and stained glass – oh my! We’ll look at Oakland as an outdoor museum of funerary art and architecture. Students will create art projects and step into the shoes of museum exhibit curators. Recommended for ages 7-12 Experience…

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