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Resident Spotlight: Lewis Redwine

This is part seven of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. In 1893 Lewis Redwine shocked the people of Atlanta by masterminding an embezzlement scandal that…

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Resident Spotlight: Richard Peters

This is part six of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. Pennsylvania-born Richard Peters was one of the most dynamic real estate and transportation magnates in…

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Resident Spotlight: Henry Rucker

This is part two of a blog post series highlighting the Oakland Cemetery residents featured in the 2019 Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. Henry Rucker was the seventh of 14 children born to Edward and Betsey Rucker. The…

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