Atlanta, Georgia: Strange Graves of Oakland Cemetery

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Oakland Cemetery

Address:
248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA
Directions:
Cemetery entrance is at the intersection of MLK Jr Drive SE and Oakland Ave. SE. Jack Smith's statue-topped mausoleum is a hundred yards inside the entrance, on the right. The Confederate obelisk and Lion are further in; turn left to reach the next cemetery road, then turn right.
Hours:
Gates open daily dawn-dusk. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
404-688-2107
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Oakland Cemetery.

Strange Graves of Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta's oldest cemetery includes the jaunty mausoleum-topping statue of Jack Smith and the marble Lion of the Confederacy, dying atop the mass grave of 3,000 unknown Rebs. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/21/2017]

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Oakland Cemetery.

Strange Graves of Oakland Cemetery

This is one of the oldest cemeteries I have seen. It's huge!

[Vance Erwin, 08/12/2019]

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