Oakland Cemetery

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Located less than a mile from the heart of downtown Atlanta. This garden cemetery, founded in 1850, is the final resting place of many of Atlanta's pioneers and notable citizens. It is the oldest cemetery in Atlanta and is one of the largest green spaces in the city. Follow us on foursquare as we help you explore historical sites, discover interesting and off the beaten path locations, and even share tips about some of our favorite restaurants.

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Collection of facts and insights into the rich history of our city.
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Collection of stops dedicated to the memory and history of the greatest amateur golfer to ever play the game.
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    "The Corndog-Wagon makes regular appearances at Oakland events like "Sunday in the Park" & "Tunes from the Tombs" music festival. Try the Fryinstein Monster corndog. It's scary delicious. Boo y'all!!"
    Oakland CemeteryOakland Cemetery · March 1, 2014
    American
    · Avondale Estates, United States
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    "The SW corner of the Peachtree & Marietta St intersection stood Jacobs' Pharmacy. On May 8, 1886, the first Coca-Cola fountain drink was sold here for only 5 cents. Dr Joseph Jacobs rests in Oakland."
    Oakland CemeteryOakland Cemetery · November 16, 2013
    Plaza
    · Atlanta, United States
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    "One of several Atlanta locations of Jacobs' Pharmacy once occupied this building. Coca-Cola was first sold on May 8, 1886 at the Peachtree & Marietta St store. Dr Joseph Jacobs rests today in Oakland."
    Oakland CemeteryOakland Cemetery · November 16, 2013
    Furniture / Home
    · Atlanta, United States
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    "The Flatiron (completed in 1897) was the 2nd skyscraper built in Atlanta & is the oldest remaining. The first in our city was the Equitable building which was erected in 1892, but demolished in 1971."
    Oakland CemeteryOakland Cemetery · June 15, 2013
    Building
    · Atlanta, United States
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    "Atlanta's first skyscraper, Equitable Building, once stood here. It was erected in 1892 with 8 stories & demolished in 1971 - built for real estate developer Joel Hurt who rests in Oakland today."
    Oakland CemeteryOakland Cemetery · June 15, 2013
    Building
    · Atlanta, United States
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    "Popular spot to watch political debates & election results w/ historic roots in politics. Jimmy Carter announced his 1970 bid for GA Governor here & original owner Manny was the 1st CEO of Dekalb Co."
    Oakland CemeteryOakland Cemetery · May 3, 2013
    Bar
    · Atlanta, United States
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