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Laurel Grove North Cemetery

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Address: 802 West Anderson Street, Savannah, GA 31415

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Awesome piece of history

For those interested in cemetery history and scenery, this is the place to go. A large confederate section and many family vaults in various states of decay. Beautiful wrought... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

For those interested in cemetery history and scenery, this is the place to go. A large confederate section and many family vaults in various states of decay. Beautiful wrought iron work and the Spanish moss in the trees only adds to the ambience.

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Naples, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A simple want through Laurel Grove North and South will awaken the history of this nation. From the slave burials to the founder of the girl scouts, this location is full of things to see. The entry to the north cemetary is ornate and well marked while the African American section to the south was not. There is a whipping... More 

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Berkley, Michigan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
42 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This is an enjoyable, albeit smaller, cemetery than Bonaventure but it still offers beautiful and interesting historical journey. The area for civil war veterans is unique, and I love shooting some of the gravestone art (it's art to me) particularly in the Jewish area. I have to put a plug in for visiting the South Cemetery (it is across the... More 

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Stephens City
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful old cemeteries I've ever seen. We came here with a Girl Scout group visiting from out of state to pay our respects at the grave of the Girl Scout found, Juliette Gordon Low, who is buried here in her family plot. I loved all the ironwork in the fencing around the grave sites... More 

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Panhandle Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I love the sign over the entrance, the tombstone of James Pierpont (see a plaque for him and his Jingle Bells song in Troup Sq) and walking among graves of Civil War soldiers. You can feel the history. Surprised to see that the grave site for founder of Girl Scouts is modest and not really well kept. I expected better.... More 

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Findlay, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very old graves from the 1800's well cared for grounds. Found graves for several names we had seen earlier at the Jewish Temple tour.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This less traveled cemetery in Savannah is my favorite. It is incredibly beautiful. I have been here twice to photograph and always find new stone and iron to please. This year I was there when the azaleas were in full bloom as well as the dogwood trees. Quite fantastic.

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Established back in 1852, this place has a lot of history. many famous people and great monuments. earilest we found was about 1870-ish.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is one of the best cemeteries that I have ever been to. While it is not in the heart of the historic district like Colonial; you definitely should make the couple mile trip out. Old family crypts, plots. Well organized and maintained. Make sure to pick up a map! There is a section for confederate soldiers; many from Gettysburg.... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Great way to spend the day. Beautiful and very well maintained. Lots of old burials, very interesting for the history buff.

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