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The Symbols of Oakland Cemetery

by Richard Waterhouse We all have quiet, calm places that we go to during times of transition. Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery has always been that place for me. My first encounter with the cemetery was in 1988, when I was at … Continue reading

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Cemetery as garden and vice versa

Gardens and Graveyards of the Southeastern Seaboard: A Photographic Journey by Henry Clay Childs My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The lure of silent places — gardens can be as tranquil as graveyards — leads each of us more easily … Continue reading

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Historic Bonaventure Cemetery

Historic Bonaventure Cemetery:: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society by Historical Society Georgia My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another in the series of books which collect historic photographs of America, Historic Bonaventure Cemetery, like Images of America: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #131: Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery 330 Bonaventure Road Thunderbolt, Georgia 31404 Telephone: (912) 651-6843 Founded: 1802 Size: nearly 100 acres Number of interments: more than 30,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2017 Update:  the cemetery offers a free tour at 2 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #46: the Martin Luther King Jr. gravesite

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change 450 Auburn Avenue NE Atlanta, Georgia 30312 Telephone: (404) 893-9882 Moved to current location: 1970 Number of interments: 2 Open: The tomb is outdoors and open all year. After his … Continue reading

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