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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys w/ Shannon Scott

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Address: 330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3222
Phone Number: +1 912-604-4423
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year,...

Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year, resident storyteller, Shannon Scott! Herein rests poets, songwriters, actors, artists, industrialists, duellists, Confederates, and every life story under one sunny cemetery! See Little Gracie, Johnny Mercer, Conrad Aiken, Noble Jones and more! Fans of "Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil?" Get close to the characters! Even better, a significant portion of your ticket goes directly to Bonaventure Cemetery's preservation! Talk about a personal & impacting day out! Historic District Hotel Transportation Available!

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Great Stories and Poems!

Shannon was an excellent host and the stores were very interesting!! A great experience overall. Also, the driver he recommended, Stephen, was fantastic!! Picked us up at our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Evansville, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Shannon was an excellent host and the stores were very interesting!! A great experience overall. Also, the driver he recommended, Stephen, was fantastic!! Picked us up at our hotel and his price for this service was great! So great, that we used Stephen for the rest of our trip!! Thanks Shannon for recommending him!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this tour. Shannon is very knowledgable about Bonaventure Cemetery's history, which made this a very informative and enjoyable experience. Will be back when all the damage from Hurricane Matthew is cleaned up.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful cemetery I have been to yet you can just feel the history and mystery of the old times and stand and wonder about all that has past

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San Antonio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this tour! It was very informative although we were not able to get right up to Johnny Mercer's plot ( because of it being blocked off by Hurricane damage), it was still very interesting and we thoroughly enjoyed all the stories! I just don't think you can get this kind of info on your own walking tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shannon is a perfect guide - he's deeply knowledgeable about the history of Bonaventure and is a great story teller. He's independently researched many of the folks who are buried there and can share stories about their families and histories. The 2 hours flew by and I learned so much! Highly, highly recommend Shannon Scott's tour of Bonaventure Cemetery. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shannon was a great guide and has clearly done his research when it comes to Savannah history! The tour was both very informative and highly entertaining, with many interesting tidbits woven into his stories on the people buried at Bonaventure. There's a very unique spirit to the town and Shannon really captured it during our two-hour walk around the cemetery.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family took the noon tour with Alyssa. She was great. She is very knowledgable and enthusiastic. I will recommend this tour to others, in fact I already have. I recommended it to our our Uber driver who had never been.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no one like Shannon Scott. His knowledge of Savannah is surpassed only by his passion for telling the true story. This is our second tour with Shannon and will not be our last tour.

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Township of Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shannon Scott was very knowledgeable and made the visit extremely interesting! He researched the background of many of the burial sites by going through town, county, and state records. He is truly an expert on Bonaventure Cemetary. He enthusiastically presented his knowledge in a clear and articulate way. For a fee we were also able to contract a ride to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the most fascinating and informative tours I have ever been on. Shannon truly brought the souls at Bonaventure to life for us. It is well worth the admission price, and I highly recommend it.

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