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If you are like us and enjoy old cemeteries, this is the place to go! Many famous (and not-so-famous but historic) people are buried here, and there are historical markers to tell their stories. We enjoyed wandering around and reading the markers. Button Gwinnet, a...More
If you are walking the historic district of Savannah, take the time to venture through Colonial Park Cemetery. There are some very impressive monuments and a lot of really old headstones dating back to the 1700's. There is not a lot of cover on a...More
Colonial Park Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Savannah. Great to just walk through, but if you take a tour and get info, you will really appreciate it. Sherman's troops changed some of the headstones during his stay in Savannah, many burials from Savannas yellow...More
During the Civil War this are was used as a Federal camp. Yankee soldiers uprooted many of the smaller gravestones, many of which, I understand, they reappointed so that there is no knowing if the stones relate to the persons buried under them! Notwithstanding this,...More
This is my second visit to this cemetery. It’s nice because you can walk to it if your downtown and of course it’s free. It’s kept nice, but unfortunately the stones are so old they are unreadable. There are also many stones that have broken...More
We had heard about the Cemetery history on the hop on hop off bus so we decided to go back for a more detailed history. Our guide, Janie, had some great stories about the cemetery. We did not get to tour the grounds since the...More