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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 […]