Tag: Oakland Cemetary

Oakland Cemetery welcomes all for Golden Hour
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Oakland Cemetery welcomes all for Golden Hour

By Richard Harker This spring Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) at Oakland Cemetery and creative agency Dashboard U.S. explore light, life, and death at Arts at Oakland presents: Golden Hour, an arts exhibition that opens at historic Oakland Cemetery on May 19. “Often, sunrise and sunset conjure metaphors of life, death, […]

Victorian Holiday at Oakland
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Victorian Holiday at Oakland

By Pamela Henman Indulge in the seasonal spirit with A Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery located at 248 Oakland Avenue. This unique celebration features holiday activities for the whole family. A Victorian Holiday features a chance to explore several magnificent mausoleums on a “behind-the-stones” Tour of Eternal Homes led by […]

October Festivities at Oakland Cemetery
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October Festivities at Oakland Cemetery

By Pamela Henman In 1976, after decades of deterioration, vandalism, and general neglect, Oakland Cemetery found a rebirth of sorts when a small group of concerned and committed Atlantans rallied to restore the cemetery to its former glory. In 1977, the organization became a federally recognized nonprofit organization. In October, […]

Historic Oakland Foundation Aims for $40K in 40 Days
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Historic Oakland Foundation Aims for $40K in 40 Days

By Pamela Henman This October marks the 40th anniversary of Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) becoming a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization charged with preserving, restoring, enhancing, and sharing historic Oakland Cemetery. In conjunction with this milestone, HOF embarks on a 40-day fundraising campaign to support Atlanta’s oldest public burial ground and a […]