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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys w/ Shannon Scott

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Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 29 year, resident storyteller, Shannon Scott or one of his other premium story hosts! Bonaventure is home to poets, songwriters, actors, artists, industrialists, duelists, Confederates, and...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3222
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Bonaventure has been on my list of places to visit for several years and, to my delight, it was everything I had anticipated and more! Savannah Historian Shannon Scott led the tour and was the perfect combination of captivating resident expert meets beguiling storyteller, with...More

7  Thank cbrooksdeaton
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 13, 2011

Boring, pedantic, self-aggrandizing three-hour lecture. We couldn't wait for it to be done! All the guy did is talk about himself - every story involved him or had some connection to him. He did not engage or involve the group members in any way -...More

9  Thank FreeMarketProf
SScottTours, Owner at Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys w/ Shannon Scott, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2011

Well, its been said, you can't win then all. Its also been said, some people see their glass half empty. Even so, I'm always open to a more direct conversation before a review like this happens so that it doesn't just come off as a...More

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Shannon provided a unique and fascinating tour that included history, visuals, stories, and personal links as enhancements to the experience. I can't imagine spending money of a different tour! There were six adults in our group, and we all left with the same opinion...You will...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lisa Marie was absolutely wonderful. A true southern bell who tells the best stories. Two hours flew by -I would have stayed even longer.. just so much to see and so many wonderful stories.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an excellent Tour. We were so impressed with our tour guide Lisa Marie who was very knowledgeable about the cemetery She had a real passion for this tours and all the information she had made for a very interesting tour. Highly recommend taking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shannon is a captivating storyteller! His stories are a mix of history and a little speculation to ponder , both somber and intriguing. I highly recommend his after hours tour ,Bonaventure is eerily beautiful by flashlight

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most informative tour I've ever taken. I can't say that I know a Subject Matter Expert more versed in their field(pun) than Shannon Scott. This was the coolest tour of our trip FOR SURE.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the tour. Shannon was very knowledgeable, and entertaining as well. He was easy to hear and understand. Really learned a lot about Savannah history. Tour was for 2 hours, but went over by about 20 min. Highly recommend that this be a part...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour with Shannon Scott! We learned more about the Bonaventure Cemetery and local history then we ever could have imagined. He was very ingaging and entertaining. A definite must do tour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shannon Scott was very knowledgeable and entertaining. He had a great sense of humor too. It is much better to have a great guide to walk you through this awesome cemetery and share the stories with you.

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't have high expectations for a cemetery tour, but I was so surprised at how much my family and I enjoyed this tour! We toured with Lisa Marie and she was hands down the best tour guide I've ever had! Her stories were excellent!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we chose Shannon Scott for the Bonaventure cemetery tour! Since we were the only party of 4, we essentially got a private tour! He is a true storyteller and you can tell he truly enjoys the history of Savannah! There was...More

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Hi. Apologies but did not receive a notice properly on these questions. 10AM & 2PM, season depending but 10AM pretty standard 7 Days A Week. There are companies that offer transport with a partial Bonaventure Tour but I do... More
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