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Colonial Park Cemetery

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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (100 reviews)
“yellow fever” (69 reviews)
“union soldiers” (51 reviews)
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201 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Downtown
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"buried here"
in 100 reviews
"yellow fever"
in 69 reviews
"union soldiers"
in 51 reviews
"declaration of independence"
in 42 reviews
"historical markers"
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"brick wall"
in 21 reviews
"grave stones"
in 35 reviews
"lots of history"
in 82 reviews
"interesting place"
in 17 reviews
"nice walk"
in 21 reviews
"ghost tour"
in 65 reviews
"interesting stories"
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"walk around"
in 25 reviews
"spanish moss"
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"walking tour"
in 28 reviews
"savannah history"
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

I wandered around during the day, reading all of the landmarks and checking dates on the headstones. It's a very peaceful place to walk. I read about the civil war history of the place and about what happened to many of the gave sights, so...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

ColonialPark Cemetery is a step back in history.... Although a good part of the burial site now has a street built over it.....

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lots of history, great stories to be read on the many plaques. Don't miss walking along the brick wall. Some of the oldest grave markers can be found there,

Thank Teri B
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have always liked visiting different cemeteries. This one DID NOT disappoint!!! It is a beautiful cemetery that has a lot of history. It was very interesting to see the headstones of people who were 500, 700, even 1200 years old!!!(you have to visit it...More

Thank David D
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Excellent preservation of this old cemetery. Loved the DAR entry! We enjoyed exploring and the use of the signs was extremely helpful.

Thank Holley-7
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We visited this cemetery during the late afternoon. It was still daylight but it was very eerie. Beautiful place to visit right downtown.

Thank ccurlin
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

I absolutely love old cemeteries! I always visit one when i am on a trip. This one is beautiful. So full os history!

Thank B Starr M
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We loved walking through the cemetery and reading about the history of the grounds. Worth at least taking a stroll through

Thank loriecraigtoolis
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Visited this cemetery with my family on the last day of our trip in Savannah, after we had learned about a ghost story surrounding it the night before on a Historic Tour of Savannah. If you're like me and enjoy a good ghost story, check...More

Thank Erica C
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

So much cn been seen by looking at all of the graves and the tombstones. While there are many historic figures here, the ordinary person is what makes the town what it is today. Slowly check them out and you will see what I mean.

Thank Norbert K
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