Oakland cemetery in Atlanta, GA, is known to be haunted by many enthusiast. The place is free, but one can pay $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors 65 and over for a guide. The tour guide will give you an entertaining stroll around the graveyard at night and will share some fascinating stories that aren’t shared online.
The place have been around since the early 1800’s and is divided into multiple sections to include blank, potter, Jew, confederate, and other race divisions. This is the final resting place of more than 70,000 people to include governors, military generals, and several other famous residents.
Within the this beautiful 40 acres, the most well known paranormal activity is that of the roll call of the dead. It is said that on the Confederate side of the burial grounds, people have heard names being called out in a military-like roll call. Responses to the names being called have also been heard. Other disturbing sightings include visitors seeing a Union soldier being hung from a tree and the sight of Jasper Newton Smith rising out of his statue in the middle of the night to watch over the cemetery.
The place is just a block away from the Marta train station, so you don’t need to drive. However, if you do drive, there are many free parking spots available.
This had to be the most beautiful graveyard i visited. The place is well kept and have many people jogging around the graveyard due to its beauty. I can’t tell you if the place is really haunted or not, but even during the night, the place is well lit.