PBA Online: Public Broadcasting Atlanta

Historic Oakland Cemetery

on Atlanta Sounds

Kevin Kuharic is the Director of Restoration and Landscapes

Listen here »

Historic Oakland Cemetery is located approximately one mile east of the Georgia State Capitol. The bell tower building was constructed in 1899 and the bell tower's top floor today serves as office space for the Oakland staff. Historical figures such as golfer Bobby Jones, author Margaret Mitchell and Atlanta's first black mayor Maynard Jackson are buried at he Historic Oakland Cemetery.