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Bonaventure Don

330 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, Ga, 31404, Savannah, GA 31404-3295
+1 912-658-1748
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Touring in the rain.

Tour was wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the cemetery and Savannah history. Even though we got... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mdeters1
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Second to none

Don is enthusiastic, engaging and extremely knowledgeable. I would take his tour again in a second... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Raymond Z
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My name is Don Teuton, and mine is the best tour of historic Bonaventure Cemetery. My parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents are buried in these hallowed grounds and I will be as well. I’m on the Board of Directors of the Bonaventure Historical Society and an active volunteer for the same. For me, and mine, Bonaventure is a family tradition. If you’re looking for ghost stories or secret societies or other fanciful things, this is not the tour for you. There are other Bonaventure Cemetery Tours you can take if you want fiction. I believe that what actually occurred on these grounds, and in this city, is fascinating enough without the need to make things up. My tour is the only historically accurate walking tour of Bonaventure cemetery. Please join me, if you can. We'll have fun, I promise.
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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330 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, Ga, 31404, Savannah, GA 31404-3295
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+1 912-658-1748
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tour was wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the cemetery and Savannah history. Even though we got caught in a down pour in the afternoon our party of 11 had a great time. Don was prepared for the rain with big umbrellas that shaded us from the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Don is enthusiastic, engaging and extremely knowledgeable. I would take his tour again in a second. His love and passion for Savannah shows. He has studied and research his stories through legitimate sources. In short this guy is "legit".

Thank Raymond Z
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ray, thanks. I'm not sure but I think you were with Michelle's group? Regardless, thanks again for your review, I really appreciate your time. Don

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Don gives a great tour of the cemetery. He is a member of the cemetery historic society and has several generations of his family buried there, so he really knows the history of the cemetery and it’s occupants. His easy going style and sense of...More

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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Ellen, thanks so much and please come do back again when the azaleas are in bloom. It's a different place. Don

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned so much! Don knowledge was amazing. I totally, totally, totally recommend this tour. It was the Best thing we did while in Savannah.

Thank Kathy K
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks, Kathy. Y'all please come again. Don

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don was interesting, polite and extremely knowledgable about Bonaventure and Savannah. We learned so much about Savannah, it's early important people and the cemetery. It was a very hot day and the walk was leisurely and he kept it in the shade as much as...More

Thank gardnmom
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sylvia, thank you. You and Mark and the rest of the Southerners that day were a ball. Please come back. Don

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don has so much knowledge about Savannah and the cemetery that he makes it “come alive”. I went with my kids (17 and 11). The 17 year old loved it as much as me but my 11 year old was a little bored at times....More

Thank Lisa F
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lisa, thanks! Y'all please come back. That book on Mary Telfair is a bit pricey but you can sometimes find it on ebay for $30ish. Don

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are local to Savannah and have been to Bonaventure, but the back stories that we got were amazing. Don is a real historian, and knows Bonaventure and Savannah not only from years of study, but from growing up in Savannah, and having generations of...More

Thank Bryan S
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What, no pictures? Thanks, Bryan.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We learned the overview of the history of Savannah and how key families shaped today's Savannah. The tour was well worth our time. Don definitely has done his research and teaches you the good and bad parts in an entertaining way. We wished we could...More

Thank kavery2015
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Karla! Y'all were a pleasure to spend the afternoon with and please do come back again. Don

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is hands-down the best tour I’ve ever taken. Bonaventure Don covered the history of Savannah, the land on which the cemetery sits, how it came to be a cemetery and SO much more. He was thorough and entertaining. His love for Bonaventure Cemetery and...More

Thank Beverly B
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Bev! You and Caroline (Not sure I'm spelling it like she does) were awesome. And I'm glad you took my advice about visit Old Sheldon. Y'all please come back. Don

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour full of historical facts, gossip, and Savannah stories for every age. Don is an endless Bank of knowledge. You can’t visit Savannah properly without attending his cemetery tour.

Thank Ryan G
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Don T, Owner at Bonaventure Don, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Ryan. Y'all were a pleasure. Please come again and I'll mix it up. Don

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Hi, it’s a name your own price. You tell me!
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You can either visit my web site or call me and I’ll be happy to book it on my end. 9126581748 Don
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We signed up on Don’s website (there’s a link to book) and he emailed a confirmation. We handled payment at the end of the tour.
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