103 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013
Museums | Sights
Location: Oakland CemeteryThis guided walking tour focuses on the interpretation of historical and cultural information found on gravestones and in the cultural landscape of two 19th century Atlanta cemeteries. Dr. D L Henderson leads genealogical explorations of the historic African American burial ground in Oakland Cemetery, established by the City of Atlanta in 1850. Dr. D L Henderson is a historian and genealogist whose current research and writing focuses on the intersection of history, memory, and culture in African American ancestral landscapes. Henderson is the historian for South-View Cemetery and serves on the advisory boards of the Historic South-View Preservation Foundation and the Historic Oakland Foundation.Admission for this walking tour is $10. This program is suited for ages 10 and older. Space is limited to 20 persons. Reservations are required.All proceeds benefit the Historic South-View Preservation Foundation and the Historic Oakland Foundation.