Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery (HM2LHX)

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— 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.
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HM NumberHM2LHX
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Placed ByShreveport-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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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees0.00000000, 0.00000000
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