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The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Downtown
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+1 912-651-6843
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to learn about Savannah History as there are many placards stationed throughout the cemetery.

Thank MsMargaret1
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank pamcatznfish
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank RVIDI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank KirstynNC
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Malcolm-scot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank COCOBEANL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought it was quaint and beautiful, It is well maintained found the historical information fascinating. One can spend hours here,

Thank HankmidGA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank DSDCPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well cared for cemetary with lots of history. I hear some of the graves got switched aound, but who knows.

Thank NOregrets-Traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Mom & I are DAR members, so we had to visit this cemetery during our day trip to Savannah. It’s very beautiful, well maintained, & full of historical information!

Thank rtoptngirl276
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