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Taking Action for historic Hampton cemetery in need of maintenance

Hampton, Va. – Oakland Cemetery in Hampton has been open since the start of the Civil War — 1861. There are over 4,000 people buried in marked and unmarked graves there, dating from the 1800’s up through the present time. 462 more words


Oakland Cemetery Announces Annual Autumn Events

With their schedule of weekly tours running well into the autumn, Oakland Cemetery is adding to their fall programming with two annual events- Sunday in the Park… 227 more words


Little Rock Look Back: Mayor William Whipple

On August 4, 1834, future Little Rock Mayor William G. Whipple was born in Connecticut.  He attended school in Massachusetts and graduated from Wesleyan University. After studying law at Albany Law School, he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 211 more words


Historic Oakland Cemetery

Staycationers Historic Oakland Cemetery is a great place to visit. 

It is a huge gardening cemetery.   

This is Maynard Jackson’s grave.He was Atlanta’s first African American Mayor and served for three terms. 30 more words


Nagel Cemetery

Late in November, 1926, I became aware that during the course of some excavations for the 207th Street Yard of the Rapid Transit System of New York City an obliterated burial ground was discovered between 212th Street and 213th Street, near the Harlem River. 734 more words
New York City Cemeteries

History Center Greenhouse Finds New Home at Oakland Cemetery

With the Atlanta Cyclorama moving to the Atlanta History Center and the Cyclorama building set to undergo extensive renovations as it becomes a part of… 286 more words


Summer Cemetery Love

As paranormal investigators, it’s natural for us to have a love of cemeteries. Heck, it’s natural for us to be fascinated with anything and everything having to do with death. 816 more words

Atlanta Ghost Hunters