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Oakland Cemetery
June 6, 1850 First land lot purchased in what will become Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery
  Oakland Cemetery
December 7, 1860 City council allocates first Jewish lots at City Cemetery (now Oakland Cemetery).
  Jewish Section, Oakland Cemetery.
  Oakland Cemetery
October 9, 1867 Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery makes its final purchase of land (total 88 acres).
  Oakland Cemetery
April 26, 1874 Oakland Cemetery dedicates a four-story granite structure commemorating "Our Confederate Dead"
  Oakland Cemetery
March 6, 1907 Logan E. Bleckley dies, Clarkesville, Georgia. He is interred at Oakland Cemetery
  Logan E. Bleckley
  Oakland Cemetery
August 16, 1949 Margaret Mitchell pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. She is later buried at Oakland Cemetery.
  Margaret Mitchell
  Oakland Cemetery


Oakland Cemetery

South of I-20 at Boulevard, Oakland Cemetery was the city's first public cemetery.




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