Uncovering the Legacy of The Carrie Steele-Pitts Home

Historic Oakland Cemetery

Historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia is the final resting spot for many notable Georgia residents. Founded in 1850, this hallowed place is literally filled with history. Recently, my wife and I attended an event at Oakland Cemetery called Tunes from the Tombs, and as we walked around, we happened upon three monuments in Oakland’s African American Grounds  that piqued our interest. Looking at the headstones, my wife and I figured these three people may have been somehow related, but initially, we were not sure how.

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