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Colonial Park Cemetery

201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
(912) 651-6843
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Ranked #14 of 100 Attractions in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.
Attraction details
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

If you know your history, this is a must visit. Many famous people who had part in creating our nation are buried here. I was immediately taken aback reading signs, especially the one explaining that over 700 people passed & were buried there including the local doctor caring for them because of a flu like sickness one winter. A lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We visited at around 5pm as the sun was setting, so it was half dark out. Perfect setting for a stroll through this cemetery if you want to creep yourself out. There are tons of old, original preserved tomb stones, but there are some that you can tell unfortunately didn't make it. Regardless, from what we were told, there are... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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98 reviews 98 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

I found Colonial Park Cemetery to be a lovely place to stroll through. I didn't find it to be in a state of disrepair as some others have posted. Of course many of the stones are in a state of deterioration but that is to be expected. The grounds were nicely maintained. There are a few notable people laid to... More 

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Pembroke Pines
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136 reviews 136 reviews
77 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A Cemetery from the Confederate times tuned into a park at a later time. Many famous people buried there.

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Simi Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The cemetery was in a little bit of dis repair,,, but was very interesting. I've been to new orleans and the cemetery there were much better maintained... these were ok but the grounds need to be kept up better to honor the buried there in my opinion

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Mississauga, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

During the day, this cemetery hosts some pretty amazing traits - like the headstones that don't make sense (the headstone of a 13 year old boy with a 17 year old wife & their 14 year old child), but at night, when it is dark & no one is in the cemetery - this place takes on a totally different... More 

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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is great to walk through but if you do one of the tips, you will learn more. The kids had fun reading all the old stones

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Pleasanton, California
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

You can learn so much from walking through the cemetery. History stands still and so many figures of history are buried here

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Linden, New Jersey
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

When strolling through Savannah, walk through Colonial Park. It's a trip through history. The stones are old and the burial crypts are something to see.

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Very cool to see Colonial Era headstones - they have many graves of people who died from the Yellow Fever Epidemic, as well as graves of Civil War heroes. Awesome place to check out.

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