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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
"Wander through Bonaventure Cemetery one of Savannah’s most beloved landmarks to revel in its beauty and tranquility. Join your devoted and very knowledgeable guide Shannon Scott or his proteges Dawn Martin & Alyssa Terrell for an insider’s view into the intriguing past of the historic cemetery and its departed inhabitants.On this 2-2.5 hour tour hear stories dating back to the mid-18th century from the days of the Bonaventure Plantation tales of the cemetery’s opening in 1846 to the present day. Hear about famed figures that have made their mark on Savannah’s history such as:Lyricist Johnny Mercer Underground cool poet Conrad Aiken Maritime hero Josiah Tatt
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Bonaventure Cemetery Tours
"Bonaventure Cemetery Tours - Stories EternalOscar Wilde called it ""Incomparable."" John Berendt gave it to the world in the pages of ""Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil."" Through 250 years few cemeteries have touched the hearts and minds of artists and people as has Bonaventure. Saying the name to a Savannahian is like speaking of their fondest friend. Let us guide you through her 100+ acres and reveal things that simply can't be understood or experienced by simply going there on your own. Like a great dinner party a part of Bonaventure's ritual is having a local make your acquaintance to all of the interesting characters but before introducing you
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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
"Wander through Bonaventure Cemetery one of Savannah’s most beloved landmarks to revel in its beauty and tranquility. Join your devoted and very knowledgeable guide Shannon Scott or his proteges Dawn Martin & Alyssa Terrell for an insider’s view into the intriguing past of the historic cemetery and its departed inhabitants.On this 2-2.5 hour tour hear stories dating back to the mid-18th century from the days of the Bonaventure Plantation tales of the cemetery’s opening in 1846 to the present day. Hear about famed figures that have made their mark on Savannah’s history such as:Lyricist Johnny Mercer Underground cool poet Conrad Aiken Maritime hero Josiah Tatt
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More Local Customs in Fort Pulaski National Monument

Alcatraz of the East

Once the fort was reclaimed by the Union, it was put to better use, from both the standpoint of the Union as well as its own design. During and after the war, the fort was used as a military prison....
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Mar 30, 2006

The Immortal 600

Like most civil war sites, legend has it that Fort Pulaski is haunted. There are tales of a soldier who died one evening while on sentry who comes back and haunts the site.Whether that is true or not...
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goingsolo
Feb 14, 2006

Under Construction

THE CEMETERY. On the glacis, or north bank of the demilune moat, a small cemetery was established when the fort was under construction. Here, during the Civil War, both Confederate and Union soldiers...
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grandmaR
Apr 07, 2005

The Construction of Fort Pulaski

During the War of 1812, it became clear that the United States needed a defense system. On March 15, 1830, the United States government took 150 acres here in Chatham County GA for the construction of...
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grandmaR
Apr 07, 2005

Historic Landing

JOHN WESLEY(1703-1791)With the establishment of the new Province of Georgia in 1732, Cockspur Island also came under the direction and administration of the English Crown. On February 6, 1736,...
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Apr 06, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Bonaventure Cemetary

More pics from my visit here ... even though we were only in town for 2 days we came here twice so that lets you know home much I enjoyed strolling around this peaceful gorgeous cemetery. Some find...
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Old Fort Jackson

Old Fort Jackson is named in honor of Georgia governor and Revolutionary War soldier James Jackson. Built in 1808, it is the oldest standing fort in Georgia. The fort is one of only eight Second...
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

This is a functioning Roman Catholic church, but it is also a desirable subject for photographs. This always presents a dilemma, but here are my guidelines. No photographs during any service. Be...
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Columbia Square

Columbia Square will forever hold a special place in my heart. On December 11,2015 my boyfriend purposed to me at the fountain and it was the most romantic night ever!!!!!!! I love this Square and I...
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Hamilton-Turner House

The Savannah park side mansion was built in 1873 for wealthy jeweler and city mayor, Samuel Pugh Hamilton. The aristocrat's home was the first in Savannah Georgia to install electricity. It is said...
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Owens-Thomas House

The Owens-Thomas house has a lot of architectural quirks, including an indoor bridge and false doors. The tour includes a guided house tour and a do-it-yourself slave quarters tour. Worth the...
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Top 5 Fort Pulaski National Monument Writers

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"The Fort that Lee Built"
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"Out of the Mists of Time"
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"Fort Pulaski Virtual Tour"
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"Basaic Fort Pulaski Page"
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