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Colonial Park Cemetery

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The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an amazing old cemetery to walk through. Seeing the yellow fever grave was a weird feeling to know that hundreds of people died that year was very sad. The cemetery while we were there was quiet without a lot of people around.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank leaholden
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although this is supposedly the oldest cemetery in Savannah, it only encompasses a portion of the folks buired in the area. In all actuality, you are probably walking on graves everywhere you walk. You see, there are approximately 600 tombstones but probably in excess of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BamaGal83
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking through this cemetery is interesting. There are many very old gravestones to see. We did not like the fact that dogs were allowed because they could do their business on top of graves.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love viewing history right in front of your eyes. This place was perfect for that. A step back in time to pay respects to our forefathers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Radrev
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a morning and part of the afternoon walking around this cemetery. Lots of civil war graves and unusual tombs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NanaB1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last morning we had some time before we had to head back to the airport so we walked here. Knew it was one of those things I would have regretted not doing since we had some time. Very interesting taking in all the grave sites...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Heartstotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive cemetery with tons of history. Not too big so you can take a nice stroll without being rushed and see it all.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank s w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around in here reading headstones that were over 200 years old! It was very neat to see it, but also sad to know that so many are children who died of yellow fever. If you love history, visit this place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Graysen_M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At one time the cemetary had 8,000+ inhabitants. During the civil was there was heavy vandalism by the northern troops - many displaced headstones and remains. After the was Gen. George Washington and others donated monies to have the stacked headstones (those they could find)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much history spanning the American Revolution to the end of gthe Civil War. Don't want to miss this.

Date of experience: December 2018
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