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Step back in time in Atlanta's most tangible link to the past, Oakland Cemetery. This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and "Gone With the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell. Tours are...more
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I visited this cemetery as part of the Bicycle Tours of Atlanta outing. It is a beautiful and peaceful place with many small mausoleums and unique statuary and headstones. You could wander here for hours.
A short drive from downtown Atlanta, Oakland Cemetery is historic. Drop into the visitor centre and ask for a free map of the graves so you can locate those of interest, including the grave of Bobby Jones, an early Ambassador for golf and Grand Slam...More
This cemetery was founded in 1830, and it has been in use up to today. The old section of the cemetery is planted with many flowering plants, bushes and trees, making it very pretty in the springtime.Came to the cemetery to pay my respects to...More
This is definitely a cemetery to walk through either on your own, with an audio tour or purchase a map with important grave information. Either way you will be pleased. Margret Mitchell who wrote Gone With The Wind is buried here along with golf legend...More
Oakland Cemetery is an historic cemetery with many prominent people buried there. They have events such as Tunes From the Tombs, where they have bands, food trucks and vendors selling their local goods.They give guided tours of the history and architecture and they have a...More
This is a beautifully maintained historical cemetery. It is also a vital part of the life of those who live downtown. It offers a wide variety of tours on weekends, or a self guided tour for only $5.00.
We found the cemetery well maintained and well marked with bits of history scattered throughout explaining the different areas. The visitor center offered answers to questions we had. We had a special morning paying respect to those of different backgrounds buried here and learned more...More