Historic Oakland Cemetery

The oldest historic landmark in Atlanta is Oakland Cemetery just east of Downtown Atlanta. Nearly as old as the site itself is the cemetery's Jewish section, one of the most distinct portions of Oakland Cemetery. For directions to Oakland Cemetery, view the map above. To learn more about the Jewish sections, browse the articles below.

Historic Oakland Cemetery is a public park and is open from dawn until dusk. The Visitors' Center and Museum Shop located in the Bell Tower are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to dusk.

Once you have arrived at Oakland Cemetery, you will find a parking lot and main entrance on Oakland Avenue off of Memorial Drive. You are also welcome to drive through the cemetery. If you choose to do so, please pull off to the side of the asphalt paths to allow other cars to pass.

For directions to the Jewish Sections of Oakland Cemetery, select the articles titled "Old Jewish Burial Grounds", "Jewish Flat" and "Jewish Hill and Notable Figures."