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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

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sssicon Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. There will be no 4:00 pm tour on October 25 due to our Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours. October 25 —
October 26
10:00 AM 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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