Colonial Park Cemetery, Savannah

4.6
Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Savannah's main cemetery for over century, Colonial Park Cemetery has over 9,000 graves. New interments stopped in 1853, but the cemetery remained open for the public. The grounds are landscaped with local species, including trees draped with Spanish moss that give the city its mysterious vibe. The cemetery is a peaceful place for a walk; stop to read the tombstones of those that helped build Savannah. Arrange to visit Colonial Park Cemetery and other attractions in Savannah using our Savannah trip planner.
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  • Perhaps there are ghosts, but the Colonial Park Cemetery is beautiful and peaceful. Quiet, worn tombstones under old oak trees covered with swaying Spanish moss.  more »
  • This cemetery looks more like a park than a place to be buried. It is so clean and peaceful. I do not know about being haunted but the peace will fill your soul.  more »
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  • It always amazing to learn about the history of Savannah. They have ghost tours in that you can sigh up to get more historic knowledge. Photos taken 9-13-2019.
  • Densely rich historical information and graves are well respected. Didn't like the fact that a graveyard was turned into a park where you can jog through it or take your dog to relieve itself on nearby markers but nice place nonetheless.

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