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Consider Wildlife in Oakwood Cemetery
"...city is looking for a new maintenance contract for Oakwood Cemetery just east of I-35 between MLK and 14th..."

Feb. 24, 2013 Postmarks

Decision Reached on Fate of Oakwood Cemetery's Unidentified Graves
City will exhume and re-inter 25 bodies discovered in former "colored grounds"
"...the 25 unidentified graves found underneath the chapel at Oakwood Cemetery in November, choosing to stick to its initial..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Montinique Monroe

Best Historical Cemetery Stroll
TIE: Texas State Cemetery; Oakwood Cemetery
"...a slightly morbid endeavor, strolling through the Texas State Cemetery and nearby Oakwood Cemetery on a sunny spring day..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Best of Austin Feature

New Findings Shed Light on Oakwood Chapel Burials
Remains at city's oldest cemetery were exhumed, studied, and now await reinterment
"...we've learned about the 35 people buried under the Oakwood Cemetery chapel whose remains were exhumed and studied, according..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Best City-Owned Cemetery
Oakwood Cemetery
"...feature ["City of the Dead," April 21, 2006], "A cemetery isn’t just a burial place for dead people. …..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Decisions Await for the Fate of Oakwood Chapel
Is moving graves from under the chapel adding insult to injury?
"...Austin’s segregated past pervades within the city’s Oakwood Cemetery. Built in 1839, the cemetery spans 40 acres..."

April 13, 2017 News Post by Montinique Monroe

Best Cemetery To Browse
Oakwood Cemetery
"...ornate, Victorian headstones and iron work. Established in 1839, Oakwood has a host of notables from Austin history -..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Best of Austin Feature

More Cemetery Stories
"...Dear Editor, I greatly enjoyed Cheryl Smith's article on Oakwood Cemetery and those who seek to foster its recognition..."

April 26, 2006 Postmarks

Cemetery Master Plan Inches Closer to Life
Boards & commissions pass graveyard draft
"...cemeteries. Covering the five graveyards within city limits – Oakwood, Oakwood Annex, Plummers, Evergreen, and Austin Memorial Park –..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

City of the Dead
Journeying through the graves of Austin's oldest cemetery
"...the corpse by wagon over to what is now Oakwood Cemetery. The horses would trot up either to the..."

April 21, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Day Trips: Sam Houston's Grave, Huntsville
Monument to first president of the Texas Republic is part of cemetery's art gallery
"...Sam Houston's grave and memorial in Huntsville's Oakwood Cemetery honors the man who was so instrumental in..."

July 8, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Best Graveyard
Oakwood Cemetery
"...looking for the biggest, most gothic graveyard in town, Oakwood wins by far. With graves dating back to the..."

Oct. 2, 1992 Best of Austin Feature

Death Waits for No Plan
Austin works on making its cemeteries more accessible to the public
"...Two of the first men buried in an Austin cemetery – or so the story goes – were killed..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...and family fun. 10am-5pm. www.pioneerfarms.org Save Austin’s Cemeteries (Historic Oakwood Cemetery) and Oakwood Chapel..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

Shut Out Again
"...[News, Feb. 6] on the draft of the Austin Cemetery Master Plan, which addresses long overdue needs in Austin's..."

Feb. 11, 2015 Postmarks

How Austin Is Marking the Centennial of Women Winning the Vote
In 1920, women won the right to vote. In 2020, Austin is marking that victory in various ways. Here’s how.
"...want the new online exhibit "To Vote" presented by Oakwood Cemetery Chapel. It relates step-by-step the efforts to get..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Best Of' Allows Write-In Votes
"...what is now used as an office area at Oakwood Cemetery. Up until two months ago this structure was..."

Oct. 18, 2005 Postmarks

Austin Museum Day 2022
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...for visitors of all ages. Save Austin's Cemeteries and Oakwood Chapel 1601 Navasota St.(512) 798-3576Facebook: @SaveAustinsCemeteries Instagram:@save.atx.cemeteries 9am -..."

Sept. 15, 2022 Events Post

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Noon - 4pm Save Austin's Cemeteries, Oakwood Cemetery Chapel1601 Navasota St., (512) 978-2310, www.sachome.org, www.austintexas.gov/oakwoodchapel..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

Grave Importance
Meiling Guentzel explores her fascination with small local graveyards and death and learns about life in the process.
"...for tapophilia. There is, of course, the city's 150-plus-year-old Oakwood Cemetery sitting on 40 acres at Martin Luther King..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Features Feature by Meiling Guentzel

Downtown Puzzle: HOT History
Projects under consideration for the historic preservation “funding bucket”
"...Montopolis Negro School (privately owned, and contemplated for development); Oakwood Cemetery (unfunded renovations); Tejano Walking Trail (of historic sites);..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

M.A.F.I.A. Super-8 Film Festival
"...& Chicon, the garden at Cafe Mundi, or the Oakwood Cemetery. All films run no longer than three minutes..."

March 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

PARD's Peeved Constituents
"...Parks and Recreation Department's long list of peeved constituents: cemetery preservationists ["Then There's This: Parks and Rec in Review,"..."

Jan. 2, 2013 Postmarks

Public Notice: Your City at Work
Planning, talking, digging, housing, walking
"...last year, in preparing for renovation of the historic Oakwood Chapel – built in 1914 in a racially segregated..."

March 24, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: No Zombies Before Midnight
City Council hears budget pleas, aids workers, tenants … & zombies
"...voted to approve a $1.6 million renovation of the Oakwood Cemetery chapel, overdue for repairs and planned for eventual..."

Sept. 5, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Site Coordinator Jennifer Chenoweth's digital project at Austin's historic Oakwood Cemetery. Chenoweth's project helps determine the location of unmarked..."

Aug. 20, 2021 News Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Chinati Weekend in Marfa, Lantern Fest in Paige, and lots more!
"...Oakwood Cemetery Tours Oct. 28-30, Fort Worth, www.stockyardsmuseum.org..."

Oct. 5, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Who Benefits From a Reconnected Austin?
"...area just east of East Avenue and south of Oakwood Cemetery – City Cemetery at the time. The plan..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Waking the Dead
Okkervil River's Will Sheff and Centro-matic's Will Johnson find common ground.
"...hot that you notice, really, but the ants in Oakwood Cemetery are unbearable. It's almost as if they're protecting..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

John Anderson's Top 10 Photos of 2020
"...Oakwood Cemetery on October 6..."

Dec. 17, 2020 Photo Gallery

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