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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys w/ Shannon Scott

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Address: 330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3222
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year,...

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!

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$25.00*
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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
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Fantastic Tour

We did the night time tour with Shannon it was probably the most informative and interesting tour that we have ever done. Shannon knows the history both early years and later... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Danielson, Connecticut
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Danielson, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did the night time tour with Shannon it was probably the most informative and interesting tour that we have ever done. Shannon knows the history both early years and later years the best. Not a ghost tour even though it is in a cemetery at night, it as tour through Savannah's history the location only adds to the appeal... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This tour was a great way to hear about Savannah history and legends in an intriguing way with the backdrop of breathtaking cemetery architecture and canopy oak trees. Shannon was a great storyteller and he was also very easy to hear even when I hung back from the group to take pictures. I highly recommend this tour.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shannon's tour was absolutely fascinating! I learned the background stories of prominent families in Georgia and some "buried" secrets of the cemetery. I have taken many tours as a recent transplant from Boston and can say this was the best! You can tell that Shannon has made the discoveries of this sacred place to be his life's work. Tour is... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved it will do again and I will asked for Shannon to be my guide, he did a excelent job 5* I would recommend the tour to all my family and friends. Next time I would like to take a late night tour of the cemetery. Shannon bought the past back to life just for a few hours. Not really... More 

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Monroe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am now completely spoiled for any tour of this nature, as they will undoubtedly not compare to the quality of this one. The history was incredibly presented by a true entertainer and professional. I'm so happy we chose this tour. It was enjoyed by our entire party. Shannon Scott has an amazing voice and presence, only matched by his... More 

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Evans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great tour! Shannon was fantastic weaving the stories of Bonaventure with the history of Savannah. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute and can't believe it was 2+ hours! Time flew and I could have listened to his stories all day long. I've been on another company tour prior to this one and there was no comparison. Don't miss Shannon's tour, it's the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Savannah countless times over the last 17 years. However, I had never been to Bonaventure. The dedication and passion Shannon exudes in his gift of story-telling shines through immensely. By the time the tour is over, you want more. More stories, more people, more Savannah. Then Savannah awaits. Shannon seems to have more information that wants to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Shannon is a gifted story teller! He was extremely knowledgeable and wove a magical spell with characters long dead but resurrected through his stories! A MUST DO tour. Msbennett515@gmail.com

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Thank Melissa B
Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an awesome tour. Shannon is a great story teller and his passion for his city and the families that make up the history of Savannah makes this a must do when visiting. Highly recommended.

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Thank DanD711
California City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I had the pleasure of being on this tour with Shannon Scott himself. While in Savannah we went on a number of different tours. While they were fun and entertaining the tour with Shannon was worth every penny and every second. Let me start by saying that Bonaventure is absolutely beautiful and massive. I cannot imagine a... More 

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SScottTours, Owner at Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys w/ Shannon Scott, responded to this review

Thank you both for the generous review and really made my week to wake up this morning and be blessed with such kind, and yet helpful words! You made some great points and glad to know that my original mission statement of sharing surprising things and keeping Bonaventure & Savannah's energy infectious is still on point! Appreciate it! More 

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