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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Downtown
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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much history, very interesting to read the gravestones. I wish it wasn't raining, we would have enjoyed more time wandering around.

Thank soulsisters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem that you can visit while walking around (or trolley touring around) downtown Savannah. Be sure to walk to the back wall where all of the stones are placed on the wall.

Thank cararox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to wander through this historic cemetery while visiting Savannah. It’s a sobering reminder that life is precious and that we take it for granted. Take the time to read the Historical markers and try to read the grave markers. I wish that I...More

Thank Kelly S
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