Sunday, May 31, 2015

Oakland Cemetery Shreveport - Volunteers Needed

Oakland Cemetery, Downtown Shreveport A marker designates the site of the Yellow Fever Mound, where nearly 800 people are buried in a mass grave in Shreveport's historic Oakland Cemetery. For more information on the cemetery, visit
From Oakland Cemetery News
Volunteers Needed                                                          Posted  May 26, 2015
     With much of the infrastructure now in place, we are now turning to gainfully utilize the talents of the Friends of Oakland Cemetery. The organization is up and running, and we are looking for volunteers. Specifically, we need help in the form of monument inventory and restoration; advertising and public relations; tour guides; website development; tour documentation, design and implementation; events planning and operation; family history documentation; civic event speakers, re-enactors, and more. You can do as much or little as your time will allow. Please use the form on page 2 to indicate that you would like to help us. We need your help to restore and preserve this grand old cemetery! We promise a rewarding experience!
SPAR helps to maintain Oakland cemetery. For more information, call 318-673-7751.
Oakland Cemetery Preservation Society (OCPS) P.O. Box 52131 Shreveport LA 71135
Oakland Cemetery  Spring 2015 Newsletter