— Shreveport —Earliest tombstone dated 1842. Cemetery officially opened in 1847. At least 16 mayors are buried here as well as some 1,000 Confederate veterans & soldiers. Fence and walls erected 1905, the same year it began to be officially called "Oakland," rather than "City Cemetery." Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1977.
|Placed By||Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau|
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00|
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