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Shop Oakland: Santa Delivers More Holiday Finds

by Timothy Wright, Visitors Center & Museum Shop Manager
Tis the season at Oakland Cemetery’s Visitors Center & Museum Shop! Each week new items arrive just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. This December, support Historic Oakland Foundation’s mission and delight friends and family with one of our signature Oakland gift items.

Our signature Historic Oakland Cemetery t-shirts are 100% cotton and silk-screened by local artisans. This clean, classic look comes in black or white, and is priced at $15.99. 

Get Oakland style in our Museum Shop
Amateur historians and casual readers alike will enjoy one of the many books written by local authors and historians. Our library features works that are both informative and a visual treat with historic and present-day photos of Oakland bringing the past and present together. Oakland Cemetery titles range from $9.99 to $24.99. The Museum Shop also offers a selection of fine coffee table books autographed by the authors, which will be 20% off for the holidays, through Dec. 24. Titles include:

Landscapes For the People by Ren and Helen Davis. An Indiefab winner for 2016, Landscapes is a stunning visual survey of the work of photographer George Alexander Grant and the early development and expansion of the National Park Service. An autographed copy originally $39.99 is now $32. Memories of the Mansion: the Story of Georgia’s Governor’s Mansion, by Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal, Jennifer W. Dickey, and Catherine M. Lewis is a history of the Georgia Governor’s mansion as told through the stories and experiences of eight of Georgia’s First Families. This volume provides a behind-the-scenes look at the building of, and inner workings of the mansion as it played a part in local politics and history. Signed by Jennifer W. Dickey and Catherine M. Lewis, originally $39.99 is now priced at $32.

img_0768Finding it hard to make a choice? Get a few reloadable gift cards so that recipients can select the perfect gift for themselves. Amounts on gift cards can be put toward Museum Shop purchases, Historic Oakland Foundation membership, or guided tours. 

To help trim your tree and bring the holidays to life in your home, the Museum Shop is discounting all ornaments and holiday items at 30% off, including Northern Lights candles. The sale runs Dec. 16 – Dec. 24 and includes a wide range decorative items.

Our charming cherub bud vases echo the statuary found on many monuments at Oakland Cemetery and make a perfect stocking stuffer for those who love a small bouquet or a little something unique for the desk or windowsill! Priced at $15.99.
Send cheer with our reproduction Christmas cards, which add a touch of old-world Victorian elegance to holiday greetings. Priced at $14.99, now $12 for a set of 12 cards.

Fresh-cut holiday greenery from the grounds at Oakland Cemetery can be purchased at the Museum Shop. These fragrant bundles are priced at $9 each.

Grab a bundle of decorative greens from our gardens!
Grab a bundle of decorative greens from our gardens!

As an added holiday treat, Historic Oakland Foundation members receive an additional 10% off sale items! 

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