The History Press, October 2007. Trade Paperback. New. Item #183551
Approximately seventy thousand souls lay in rest at historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia. They are the silent witnesses of what has gone on before. Their stones carry their stories and the history of Atlanta. Cathy Kaemmerlen, renowned storyteller and Georgia author, explores the tales behind many of the cemetery's notable figures, including:
Margaret Mitchell, of Gone with the Wind fame
Bobby Jones, 1930 winner of all four major golf championships
The Rich brothers, founders of Rich's Department Store
Joseph Jacobs, in whose pharmacy the first Coca-Cola was served"