Many notable people are buried at Oakland...the first burial occured in 1840. It's 10 acres in size. It is the resting place for 16 past Shreveport Mayors. 85% of the burials predate 1900.
There are some beautiful ornate monuments at Oakland Cemetery.
This is the resting place of Annie McCune. She was known as the "Shreveport Madam". She was a leading madam in Shreveport's Red Light District when prostitution was legal. She was also an advocate for women's rights.