Less than a mile from the heart of downtown Atlanta, a hidden treasure, a secret sanctuary, welcomes you. This garden cemetery, founded in 1850, is the final resting place of many of Atlanta’s settlers, builders, and most noted citizens like Bobby Jones, Margaret Mitchell, and Maynard Jackson. It is also a showplace of sculpture and architecture, and a botanical preserve with ancient oaks and magnolias. Here in this peaceful place the full scope of the city’s rich and fascinating history unfolds before you.
Upcoming Tours at Oakland
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|Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character.||
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Friends of Oakland Free. Tours are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors 65 and over.
No reservations required.
Upcoming Events at Oakland
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Love Stories of Oakland
Enjoy more than 25 tour stops through Oakland’s Victorian garden cemetery as we recount the loves, lives and losses of Atlantans of days past.
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM