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Colonial Park Cemetery

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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-651-6843
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The city's oldest cemetery, with family plots dating back to the 1700s.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

Colonial Park was very close to where we stayed while in Savannah, so I went over to check out the grounds. It is a very old cemetery that stopped burials before the Civil War began. There are many historic markers that tell the stories of...More

Thank jerica388
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our Girl Scout troop on a ghost trolley tour and we drove past the cemetery and they explain details of it very awesome guide tour

Thank 96dixieb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved walking through this cemetery to see all the grave stones and markers of the colonial people -- sad that some of them died so young -- what a great part of history.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cemeteries give one a glimpse of the past and make one ponder what those people's lives might have been like. It can be rather sad too, as we saw one grave stone with the names of a sister and brother, both young children, 5 and...More

Thank Christina C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited after learning some of the history of the cemetery on tours the day before. It's a really lovely place with interesting old graves. The tombstones that were found outside of the borders of the current cemetery are all attached to the back wall,...More

Thank danielleinnyc
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cemetery has many old gravestones with many notable people in early Savannah & Georgia history in it. The cemetery is well-maintained, and the paths are relatively easy for a wheelchair to navigate. It also has a cool history to it too.

Thank schmayla98
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Multiple plaques give details of the tombs in this cemetery which runs from 1750-1850. Many revolutionary war heroes here. The stones themselves are so old many of them are illegible, so the plaques are invaluable. Beautiful place, but creepy at night!

Thank MommaWolvie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little creeped out at the thought at first, but after walking through the cemetery, I was amazed by the history. It was interesting to read some of the grave markers and to see the birth/death dates. You could tell by the manner...More

Thank PleaseTakeMe2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the middle of the historic downtown, we used this as the starting point of a ghost tour and returned during the day to walk through. Wonderful history and a beautiful place to visit.

Thank srobby
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting cemetery to visit, but there are only a few headstones that you can read. I think it might be worthwhile for the city to go ahead and restore the headstones so that you can appreciate who is buried there, and maybe...More

Thank pvsmith2016
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