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“A ghostly piece of history” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Colonial Park Cemetery

Colonial Park Cemetery
201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
(912) 651-6843
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Ranked #15 of 100 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.
Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“A ghostly piece of history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

You'd be surprised how many people visit the cemetery to see the history it offers. There are many signs throughout it offering information about it's inhabitants.

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Magnolia, New Jersey
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“A sense of connection with history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Some find cemeteries creepy or unsettling. But to walk amongst the tombs and markers and see how long ago men and women died, to recognize famous names from American history... This cemetery is a reminder of our mortality but a connection to our national history. It is well maintained and signed as well.

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“Very Savannah”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011 via mobile

If you like cemeteries, this one is rich in history.

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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Interesting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Interesting but very old. Nice place to walk about.

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Mount Dora, Florida
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“Fun to browse”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

While not as ornate as Bonaventure, the cemetery is interesting and it's fun to read the tombstones. I wish there was a map to help point out more interesting sights. Easy to get too!

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