Tours

Tours

Historic Oakland Foundation offers several types of tours to entertain, educate, and enlighten the community throughout the year.   We offer our Guided Overview Tour every weekend and Special Topic Tours every weekend mid-March through mid-October.  We also offer guided tours for private groups and schools.  If you want to tour the cemetery at your own pace, we offer several options for self-guided tours.  Please click the links below for more information.  We hope you enjoy your visit to Oakland.

Self-Guided Tours

Guided Overview Tours

Special Topic Tours

Private Tours: Schools and Groups

 

Name of Tour Tour Date
sssicon Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. May 27 —
May 28
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
musicicon Bandmasters, Fifers, Composers and More: Oakland’s Music Makers This tour spotlights some noted Atlanta musicians buried here, and examines how some of the cemetery’s architecture tunes into musical themes. May 27 —
May 27
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
leofrankicon Fear and Accusation: The Leo Frank Story Numerous Oakland residents played key roles in Georgia's trial of the century involving Leo Frank and a young girl, Mary Phagan. May 28 —
May 28
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
sssicon Sights, Symbols & Stories of Oakland: Memorial Day Discover the history, the period gardens, and the art and architecture that give Oakland its distinctive character. Active duty and veterans receive free admission with military ID. May 29 —
May 29
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM