Young Historians Homeschool Program

DSC01137Experience a different side of Oakland Cemetery with Young Historians, Historic Oakland Foundation’s educational program for homeschool students and their families. Each program will explore a special topic and offer opportunities for students to learn in the unique setting of Oakland Cemetery.

Each two-hour program includes games, fun activities, and tours designed to engage and educate. Programs are grade-appropriate and educational activities correspond to Georgia Performance Standards.

Young Historians programs are from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Programs will be held inside the Visitors Center and outside on the grounds of Oakland Cemetery.

Young Historians tickets are $6 for Historic Oakland Foundation members, $8 for non-members, and free for adults. Spaces are limited, so you must register to attend and you can purchase tickets when you arrive at the Visitors Center.

To reserve a ticket or for more information, contact Marcy Breffle at or (404) 688-2107 ext. 16.



Upcoming Programs

Mark your calendars for our Fall 2017 Young Historian programs! Fall program registration opens August 1. More information coming soon.

Thursday, August 24
Wednesday, September 6
Wednesday, October 11
Thursday, November 2



Young Historians Frequently Asked Questions

What time should we arrive for the program?
Check-in will begin 15 minutes before the program starts at the Visitors Center. Click here for directions and parking options for Oakland Cemetery.

How do I purchase tickets?
Tickets should be purchased in the Visitors Center when you arrive for the program. Young Historians tickets are $6 for Historic Oakland Foundation members, $8 for non-members, and free for adults. Spaces are limited, so you must register in advance to attend.

What are the expectations for adult participation? Do I need to stay with my child(ren)?
Parents are welcome and encouraged to stay with their children during the program. A portion of each program will be spent on the grounds of Oakland Cemetery, so you will also have an opportunity to learn about this historic site along with your child.

How large are the classes?
Each program’s enrollment size varies but will not exceed 25 students.

I registered my child(ren), but we can no longer come. What should I do?
Please email Marcy Breffle at to let us know you won’t be coming.