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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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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
From $25.00

Bonaventure Cemetary Tips (12)

More pics from this great 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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chattygirl7491
Nov 05, 2015

Bonaventure Cemetery

For some tourist Bonaventure Cemetery is A Garden of Good & Evil sort of thing for others and locals it is a beautifull place for a walk. Situated on a beautiful bluff overlooking a river...
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brkilbourne
Nov 02, 2014

An Intriguing Cemetery: Bonaventure Cemetery

Our visit to Savannah had us taking the tour for the book, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil". Part of the tour took us to the Bonaventure Cemetery. The book and movie include scenes at the...
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charlenemixa
Aug 10, 2014

A Perfect Mix of Man's Humanity and God's Glory

Bonaventure had been high on my list since taking a "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" tour years ago. This time I went alone with my camera. Being a spiritual person, this place just became...
ghmercer
Mar 29, 2011

Exploring Bonaventure Cemetery

You could spend hours walking around this cemetery. There are many beautiful tombstones and statues, all with spanish moss in the background to add to their eerie, forgotten look. There is a building...
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Inna_S
Sep 27, 2009

Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery is slightly more out of the way. And maybe it’s usually not necessary to put 2 different cemeteries on a page, but this case is an exception. The cemetery is noted for a couple...
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PA2AKgirl
Sep 19, 2006

Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery was recently made famous by the book and movie, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Sometimes spelled "Bonadventure", this is a large, eerie cemetery at the bank of the...
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draguza
Dec 09, 2005

Bonaventure Cemetery

This cemetery is probably most famous because it used to be home to "the Bird Girl" statue that was featured on the cover to the book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. For a while, the statue...
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sarahjayn
May 28, 2005

More Bonaventure

You will need to spend about 3-4 hours here in order to fully appreciate the history and the beauty behind this place.. You might want to bring a lunch or something to snack on because we were there...
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Azonie
Feb 06, 2005

More of Bonaventure

You will have to spend at least 3-4 hours here in order to get the full appreciation of this place..We spent half a day there and would have spent longer but we started to really get hungry so we HAD...
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Azonie
Feb 06, 2005

Bonaventure Cemetery

Old Cemetery featured in movie 'Midnight in the Garden of evil'. features above ground crypts similiar to New Orleans
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Jim_Eliason
Jan 15, 2006

Bonaventure Cemetary!

Truly one of THE most spectacular Memorial parks EVER! A must see is Little Gracies memorial and Johhny Mercer's..One sad the other very unique. Just a TON of history here!
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Azonie
Feb 05, 2005
 
 
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Getting to Bonaventure Cemetary

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330 Bonaventure Rd. Savannah, GA

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  • Sunday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 08:00 to 17:00

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