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  • This Atlanta cemetery is definitively haunted

    This Atlanta cemetery is definitively haunted

    October 19, 2018 Josh Winston 0
    Since 1850, Oakland Cemetery has served as an architectural manifestation of Atlanta’s complex and contentious past, containing within its grounds not just the bodies of Atlanta’s dead but also their lives and legacies. Originally named Atlanta Graveyard, Oakland was first purchased to accommodate Atlanta’s growing population of 2,500 people. It was initially only six acres and occupied a small portion of land southeast of the city. The cemetery’s Victorian architectural style is inspired by the [...]