50 Best Things to Do - Atlanta Magazine

Author Kate Sweeney

  • Kate Sweeney

    Contributing Writer

    Sweeney’s book on U.S. mourning and burial customs, American Afterlife, will be published by University of Georgia Press in 2014.


29. Spend a day with the dead

Visiting these historic cemeteries

There is no better way to get to know a city’s past than exploring its citizens’ final resting places. And there’s nothing macabre about graveyard tourism; older cemeteries were designed to be enjoyed by the living, serving as public parks. Read More