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
MM at thumb Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind Visit the gravesites of Margaret Mitchell and her husband, John Marsh, and meet several residents Margaret Mitchell is believed to have used as a basis for characters in Gone With the Wind. September 6 —
September 6
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
sssicon Sights, Symbols and Stories of Oakland Oakland is a museum of Atlanta’s history with over 70,000 tales to tell; stories filled with both stunning victories and heart-wrenching tragedies. Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. September 6 —
September 7
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
women tour thumb The Women of Oakland This tour challenges the myth of Southern womanhood by uncovering the true social and personal histories of Atlanta’s pioneering women. September 7 —
September 7
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM