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Halloween Spookiness in Oakland's Museum Shop

The spirits are buzzing with excitement over the unique new items in for the season in the Museum Shop at Oakland Cemetery! For fun and creepy costume accouterments perfect for Capturing the Spirit of Oakland, check out our Raven Top Hats and Haunted…

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PRO Team: Field Notes

Historic Oakland Foundation has been fortunate enough to employ the assistance of a master mason this summer in order to complete the restoration of the Bobby Jones Gateway. On a few occasions over the past few weeks, members of the…

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Shop Oakland: The Sacred Harp

The Oakland Visitors Center and Museum Shop is excited to feature an amazing book filled with the sounds of the old South. The Sacred Harp by Oakland resident Benjamin Franklin (B.F.) White, was published in the spring of 1844 and…

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Shop Oakland: Oakland Leaf Pins

This week’s Shop Oakland blog features an amazing new item: leaf pins and brooches created from actual leaves from trees at Oakland Cemetery. These unique pins are created from hand-picked leaves sent to metal artisans who then cast them in…

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Shop Oakland: The Works of Edward Gorey

Oakland Cemetery’s Visitors Center and Museum Shop recently got a haul of new items, among these are five books by author and illustrator Edward Gorey. Born Feb. 22, 1925, Gorey wrote over 100 works. He wasn’t just a writer and illustrator,…

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