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Colonial Park Cemetery

201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6843
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The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6843
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

There are many prominent people buried here. There is quite a number of interesting grave stones to view with many historical figures.

Thank dash00
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to stroll through, particularly if you enjoy history (as I do). There are many placards up with descriptions so you can know who you're looking at and why they're important. It's also a good place to get creeped out if...More

Thank rahrahchic
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The cemetery is open during the day and free to visit. The intricate designs on some of the graves are lovely (though morbid). Seeing how brief some lives were while in the well maintained cemetery grounds allows for reflection and appreciation.

Thank P. G. R
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Interesting history and historical figures buried here. Many of the stones are interesting. The cemetery is well kept and quiet.

Thank Ross T
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We happened upon this cemetery so we walked in. Plenty of old tombstones and larger statues. The good thing was that some of the graves had plaques telling you of the person buried and their lives. Some very interesting

1  Thank Patrick I
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is a very old graveyard from 1750. It has many prominent persons buried here including a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Button Gwinnett . Many are buried here from the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1820. It is a peaceful and pretty place with...More

1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed 16 December 2015

It's a shame you can't wander around at night, cause it would be quite spooky. It's full of history, shade, and a pleasant walk, in the heart of the City.

Thank Spamky17
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This cemetery is very old and has been disrupted many times so it's not as alive and well-tended as Bonaventure. Still, it's interesting to stroll through and read the headstones and learn more about the history of Savannah. It's also a nice, quiet place to...More

Thank Lucky1Den
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you've read any historical novels about Georgia's colonial and post-colonial past, you'll find many of their characters buried in this cemetery. I love history and it's readily found in this cemetery. It's also very beautiful, quiet and soothing to enjoy the atmosphere and the...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Some friends and I was checking out the sites, came across this cemetery and decided to check it out. There is a lot of information to read and check out....also a good place for a quiet stroll and lose time at.

Thank StLucieCub
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