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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.
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  • Average8%
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6843
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Reviewed yesterday

You can't go inside the cemetery at dark, so if you want to stroll around inside and read some of the headstones, be sure to go during the day. There's always tour groups visiting and telling stories, so you might get lucky and get to...More

Thank adgriffith
Reviewed 3 days ago

So glad that our morning walking tour passed by this cemetery because we came back later that afternoon to walk through it more thoroughly. What a piece of history and southern culture you will find here amidst the overhanging Spanish moss, hardly-legible headstones, signs about...More

Thank Clubess1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the reasons to visit Savannah was its history, we had not expected the amount of this in the buildings as got, but the cemetery was a place we expected to spend sometime. We had learnt during a trolley tour earlier that the cemetery...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most historic place we saw in our swing through the south. This cemetery is so old that it stopped having burials in 1853. It is now a well kept park.

Thank RayGCincinnati_OH
Reviewed 1 week ago

I happened to see a little square on my map of Savannah with the word "Cemetery" and was sure it would be a fascinating place to visit. The grounds are spacious and the history is well documented on the markers throughout and quite powerful

Thank silvia212
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most interesting cemeteries I have been to. Nice walk through history and to see how culture of the time changed

Thank jadestar62
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting collection of headstones and other assorted markers including some notable figures of history. There were some good information boards but I would have liked to have done a tour here with a docent to find out more information.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many old headstones and crypts for viewing with historical signs of the buried person(s), which gave great insight of the early formation of GA.

Thank davidpS7730SF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking through this park/cemetery and reading the many signs describing the notable figures resting there is a very moving experience.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Founded around 1750, it's one of Savannah's oldest cemeteries and one that is kept wonderfully preserved. Oh, and it's super creepy! Button Gwinnett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence is buried here along with many other notable and historic figures. There are also many...More

Thank Kristen H
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