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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Downtown
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As Savannah's oldest cemetery, this is place is worth a visit. If you enjoy history, you will find that this cemetery is one of those places that are really unique and exude beauty and tradition. The shape of the headstones and the way they are...More

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of historic markers about the lives of those buried here. Great place to learn something & honor those who reside here permanently. Also cool to know that the playground outside the cemetery served as the dueling ground in years past.

Thank DanaJ0
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Savannah's oldest cemetery, and they only buried here until the 1850's, so there are lots of really unique, worn headstones and mausoleums. Lots of trees covered with the typical spanish moss of the area really emphasize the feel of the cemetery. Gorgeous just...More

Thank Molly R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's amazing to see how old these tombstones are. They are from the 1700 & 1800's. The stones are worn away, but many of them you can see the years. It's worth stopping by.

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like something straight out of the 1800s. Nice shaded sidewalks for strolling through the trees.

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting historic cemetery. You can go in it. It is free. Right next to it there is a strip of land that they say people used to use it for Dueling.

Thank sar8158
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get the back story from one of the many trolley rides or tour books, but be sure to check out the headstones along the back wall! Just a few blocks from the Cathedral.

Thank susanl657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cimetary is incredible, you can feel the past, and please you have to read the story of this place...it's unforgetable...

Thank Raphaël T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an old cemerery from the Revolution War. Time has erased most of the gravertones incriptions which is a shame. The cemetery is fenced with one entry.

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Huge cemetary with a ton of info on the plaques placed near the grave sites. Very well kept with huge monuments

Thank n2deep0
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