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Oakland Cemetery

248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292
+1 404-688-2107
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Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone with the Wind' Tour in Atlanta
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-2292
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"bobby jones"
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"buried here"
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"confederate soldiers"
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"jewish section"
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"halloween tour"
in 19 reviews
"golf balls"
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"across the street"
in 70 reviews
"guided tour"
in 56 reviews
"resting place"
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"visitor center"
in 33 reviews
"lots of history"
in 24 reviews
"love history"
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"great history"
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"gift shop"
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"special events"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Historic cemetery with diverse population (albeit all dead). Took a general tour which started closer to 10:30 then 10 and lasted almost 2 hrs. The cemetery was bursting with blossoms and the grounds were being carefully tended by volunteers.

Thank HLandP
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many stories and a few famous people buried here including Margaret Mitchell. It’s now a city park so many people visit it. There is an ap you can download to give you a,guided tour. It’s not open at night.

Thank Rowan F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I did the Halloween tour that is offered in October and it was great. The best part is that they have BEER!!

Thank Elliot M
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I have been here half dozen times now. Special events and just day tripping. Still haven't seen the entire thing. Full of history and beauty and secrets and stories. Don't walk, run!

Thank trtroutman
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We definitely wanted to stop by this place while we were in the area. We drove through, slowly, to see some of the architecture and grounds. Try to find the lion grave, it's amazing. The roads can get a little narrow, so if you decide...More

2  Thank Fabreeze131
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We happened to walk through the cemetery as an afterthought, and we ended up really enjoying it! There's lots to take in and it's very peaceful.

1  Thank Brenda C
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Through my travels I've learned to love local history in all of its forms, but I'm particularly drawn to the stories and beauty of cemeteries; Oakland is another favorite chapter in my travel-story and I'm so glad I stopped by during a weekend in Atlanta....More

2  Thank courtney w
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We took a tour and really enjoyed the guide. Very interesting cemetery with some amazing architecture. Views of the city are wonderful.

Thank MIrunner26
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The gardens are stunning among some of the most historic plots in the city. The grounds are segregated, it is like walking back in time, forcing us to face the ways our forefathers thought. We can not change our past, we can learn from it...More

Thank ShesAlwaysWright
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

It is a most to see, It also has a restaurant that they sell the best strimsi the city. You must eat there. six feets under pub and fich house. you wont regre it

Thank Juan A
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cjw1981
25 July 2017|
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Response from socrates1937 | Reviewed this property |
Yes especially during the summer when the light is still good until almost 9
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Michelle S
11 July 2017|
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Response from lawabider | Reviewed this property |
It didn't cost to get in but the tour did the tour it self was very inexpensive
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kmascaro
11 April 2017|
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Response from Boystowtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I actually found the grounds to be very uneven so I recommend sneakers, but if you stay on just the paved areas, then sandals.
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