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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (90 reviews)
“union soldiers” (47 reviews)
“yellow fever” (62 reviews)
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Downtown
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Reviewed April 15, 2016

This cemetery closed in 1853 so it's OLD. There's good paths with signage to tell you who's buried in the crypts, howerver the most interesting tombstones are along the back wall where they were placed after General Sherman's men broke them off to make room...More

Thank Kel C
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Even if you are not a history buff you will find a stroll through this cemetery interesting. Great signage with information on the historical figures interred here

Thank jbm1981
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Very historical cemetery. For history buffs, indeed worth a visit. See the monuments located at edge along wall. I believe they were moved by Union soldiers to make space for camping there. Read about it before stopping by.

Thank BGMNJ
Reviewed April 12, 2016

I have never seen so many historic markers in one place. You could spend all day here just reading the markers. These were people that made our country great.

Thank mike w
Reviewed April 8, 2016

I enjoy cemeteries and this one I really enjoy going through a lot of history there to learn and enjoy.

Thank Theresa M H
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit. The history here is amazing. Some tombstones are so old that time and the elements wore off any engraving. It's a free, small cemetery. Easily accessible and within walking distance in the historic part of town. What was amazing to me...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed April 6, 2016

This cemetery is awesome. I could not get over the beauty and history of this cemetery. I especially liked the tombstones placed upon the wall by the citizens of Savannah after the Civil War. Very interesting!

Thank hoosier2016
Reviewed April 5, 2016

There aren't a lot of cities that have cemeteries worth visiting that are in a desirable to visit part of the city (Boston comes to mind though, and maybe NOLA?), but Colonial Park is in a prominent part of the historic district. Cemetery enthusiasts, genealogist,...More

Thank hennaeel
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Spend a few minutes to read the historical markers and you have a better appreciation for the people of that time and their accomplishments.

Thank marykcrosby
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Lots of history. You can view signs left of people buried here. Also, the markers are not what you'd view in a recent cemetery. Certainly, many tell a story of one's life and a time long ago forgotten. The Great Yellow Fever took many young...More

Thank CRodden
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