1. Where my walks take me - At Yellow River Park

     

  2. Sleepy puppy

     

  3. This little bird kept following me, but wouldn’t sit still for me to take a picture

     

  4. A burst of color amidst the solemn gray tombstones

     

  5. My favorite statue at the cemetery

     

  6. A rebel flag and a fallen soldier

     

  7. A simple message

     

  8. Statues abound at the cemetery

     

  9. What started as a six-acre public burial ground grew and grew as the city and the Confederate government added land to bury soldiers who died during the Civil War.

     

  10. Thea mile from the heart of downtown Atlanta, a hidden treasure, a secret sanctuary, welcomes you. This garden cemetery, founded in 1850, is the final resting place of many of Atlanta’s settlers, builders, and most noted citizens like Bobby Jones, Margaret Mitchell, and Maynard Jackson. It is also a showplace of sculpture and architecture, and a botanical preserve with ancient oaks and magnolias. Here in this peaceful place the full scope of the city’s rich and fascinating history unfolds before you