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Oakland Cemetery

248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

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About Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery is one of the largest cemetery green spaces, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Founded as Atlanta Cemetery in 1850 on six acres (2.4 hectares) of land southeast of the city, it was renamed in 1872 to reflect the large number of oak and magnolia trees growing in the area.



Attractions near Oakland Cemetery

Ebenezer Baptist Church0.77km from Oakland Cemetery

Ebenezer Baptist Church which was founded in 1886 is an evangelical Christian Baptist church located in Atlanta, United States, affiliated with the Progressive National Baptist Convention. It is one of the main attractions in Fulton county.

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park consists of several buildings in Atlanta, Georgia, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where King was baptized and both his father Martin Luther King Sr. and he were pastors. These places, critical to the interpretation of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy as a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, were included in the former national historic site establis

Jackson Street Bridge1.31km from Oakland Cemetery

The Jackson Street Bridge is a bridge on the Passaic River between Newark and Harrison, New Jersey. The swing bridge is the 6th bridge from the river's mouth at Newark Bay and is 4.6 miles  upstream from it. Opened in 1903 and substantially rehabilitated in 1991 it is listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.The bridge was re-lamped in 2012.

Georgia State Capitol1.4km from Oakland Cemetery

The Georgia State Capitol is an architecturally and historically significant building in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The building has been named a National Historic Landmark which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the primary office building of Georgia's government, the capitol houses the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, and secretary of state on the second floor, chambers in which the General Assembly, consisting of the Georgia State Senate

Zoo Atlanta1.61km from Oakland Cemetery

Zoo Atlanta  is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums  accredited zoological park in Atlanta, Georgia, which is home to a lot of animals and birds. The zoo's collection expanded in the 1930s with the personal donation of a private menagerie owned by Asa. G. Candler Jr.

Woodruff Park1.63km from Oakland Cemetery

Woodruff Park, named for Robert W. Woodruff, is located in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The park's 6 acres are north of Edgewood Ave, between Peachtree Street NE and Park Place NE. The park includes two fountains, a performance pavilion, and several monuments. It is one of the places to spend your valuable leisure time.

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Fulton county is the state's most populous county and its only one with over 1 million inhabitants which was blessed with so many beautiful places and is one of the major cities also.