Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind Guided Walking Tour

Dates : 6/7/14 - 10/4/14
Historic Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30312


Explaining how the idea for her novel came to her, Margaret Mitchell said, "in the cradle." The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel was first published in 1936 and sold more than 1 million copies in the first six months. It is reputed to be the second most read book in the world, with the Bible being number one. This tour will visit the gravesites of Margaret Mitchell and her husband, John Marsh, as well as other Mitchell family members and pioneers of Atlanta. Meet several residents Margaret Mitchell is believed to have used as a basis for characters in Gone With the Wind. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland Visitors Center. No reservations needed.

Dates: Saturday 6/7, 7/5, 8/9, 9/6, 10/4

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 6:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Child Admission $5

    General Admission - Student Admission $10

    Senior Admission $5


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