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Bonaventure Journey's w/Shannon Scott

330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404
912-604-4423
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Ranked #17 of 140 Activities in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours, Tours
Owner description: Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year, resident storyteller, Shannon Scott! Herein rests poets, songwriters, actors,... more » Owner description: Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year, resident storyteller, Shannon Scott! Herein rests poets, songwriters, actors, artists, industrialists, duellists, Confederates, and every life story under one sunny cemetery! See Little Gracie, Johnny Mercer, Conrad Aiken, Noble Jones and more! Fans of "Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil?" Get close to the characters! Even better, a significant portion of your ticket goes directly to Bonaventure Cemetery's preservation! Talk about a personal & impacting day out! Historic District Hotel Transportation Available! « less
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

I would highly recommend this tour if you are interested in hearing stories about Savannah told in an entertaining way by Shannon Scott Beautiful cemetery, worth the trip.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

To say Shannon Scott's Bonaventure Tours are entertaining is an understatement. The guy spends his life in research on all things Savannah, paranormal and Bonaventure. His knowledge and story telling brings the dead back to life. And while he has a well crafted script Shannon is unafraid to answer off subject questions or provide insider knowledge on historic Savannah. He... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone, especially someone with a fascination in Savannah and it's history. Shannon is a knowledgeable and engaging storyteller and I am definitely going to attending the night tour. It has easily been the best tour I've ever been on!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We did a private tour of Bonaventure and the Catholic cemetery. It was so interesting. Shannon is knowledgeable and a very interesting tour guide. He has personal experiences with a lot of the families in the cemeteries because of his years of living in Savannah. I highly recommend a private tour. He spent over 2 hours with us!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Shannon Scott was an outstanding storyteller and vividly described the interesting people and events associated with the cemetery as well as the cemetery itself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

I did this tour on 7/26 at 10am with my husband and 15 year old Nephew. Shannon was a great guide, very knowledgeable, and his stories are fascinating! The tour was not very spooky, but more historical which to me was better anyway. I would do this tour again in a heartbeat!

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Granite Falls, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Although Shannon Scott wasn't our guide as we expected, our female guide was great. She was very informative and knowledgeable about the cemeteries past. I didn't mind that there were no ghost stories and understood that they are not allowed by law to tell ghost stories in the cemetery. It did come a torrential downpour when we got the furthest... More

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I went on this tour with Shannon and I learned so much local history. He presented the information in an engaging way and offered further resources if I wanted to explore more on my own. Immediately after telling the story of Miss Gracie Watson, a beautiful large Red-tailed Hawk came to visit her. The hawk seemed much more concerned with... More

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Ottawa, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were very,very pleased with our decision to take this tour! Shannon Scott was so knowledgeable and obviously passionate about Bonaventure and it's history. We will do another tour with Mr. Scott when we return to Savannah

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Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went on tour last week of June 2014. Shannon is an excellent storyteller, with much detail about the lives of people buried in Bonaventure Cemetery. Great stories, tragic endings, family dramas, area history, gorgeous sculptures….This tour has it all! (Seriously, though, bring water…it is hot in Savannah in the summer!)

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