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Discover the Enchantment of Historic Oakland Cemetery

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

Name of Tour Tour Date
sssicon Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland Join one of our knowledgeable and entertaining guides for a walking tour of the grounds. November 22 —
November 23
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
rsz_1music_tour Bandmasters, Fifers, Composers and More: Oakland’s Music Makers Amateur historians and musicians alike are sure to learn something of note during the special topic tour, Bandmasters, Fifers, Composers and More: Oakland’s Music Makers. November 30 —
November 30
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Friends of Oakland Free. Tours are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors 65 and over.
No reservations required.

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