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Ghost Hunter Walking Tour in Savannah
"Prepare yourself for the ultimate paranormal and ghost hunting experience in Savannah! This 2-hour walking tour will bring you through the squares of one of America's most haunted cities and the Colonial Park Cemetery before exploring the Sorrel Weed Hou you will learn all about the first two owners Francis Sorrel and Henry D. Weed as well as the tragedies that surrounded the Sorrel family. On this tour listen to the many paranormal experiences and electric voice phenomenons (EVPs) reported by investigators from Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures television shows as well as many experiences from former guests of this tour. You'll be provided with electromagnetic field (EMF) detectors and infrared (IR) cameras so you can conduct your own ghost hunt during the tour."""
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Savannah Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
"The Savannah Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour is the easiest way to get around town. You can hop-on and off at any of the 15 stops as often as you like. The stops are conveniently located close to all popular attractions shops and restaurants. Trolleys depart every 20 minutes.See and visit Davenport House Forsyth Park world famous River Street City Market Colonial Park Cemetery Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
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90 Minute Haunted Trolley Tour of Savannah
"After pick up from your Historic District hotel board your trolley for a 90 minute fully narrated haunted trolley tour through historic downtown Savannah.  You will experience a chilling evening learning about the many spirits and ghosts that according to local legends have visited Savannah over the years.  Along the way you will get to witness Colonial Park Cemetery which is the oldest burial ground in Savannah and contains over 9000 graves. Your guide will tell ghost stories and point out various haunted locations along your route. Principally collected from the book Savannah Specters these spooky tales are sure to have you looking over your shoulder for the rest of the night!"
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Colonial Park Cemetery Tips (8)

Cemeteries

There are some very historic markers in the cemeteries. Colonial Park is on 6 acres and the burials started in 1750;s and continued through 1853, when closed due to overfill of bodies. There are 5...
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BruceDunning
Feb 02, 2008

For History 1st Hand, Visit Colonial Park Cemetery

Colonial Park Cemetery is right in historic Savannah, and it dominates a large section between Oglethorpe Avenue on the north and East Perry Street on the south.It contains the people of Savannah who...
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deecat
Apr 17, 2007

Colonial Park Cemetery II

Take time to read the headstones to discover prominent businessmen, governors, & inventors buried here. However, & more importantly, you will be able to read stories of "regular" Savannahians...
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deecat
Apr 17, 2007

Colonial Cemetery--a nice place to rest;-)

Okay, bad play on words but I like that title;-)Though Savannah has many “green spaces”, Colonial Cemetery is unlike the others. First, it is a cemetery (no kidding). Second, it’s a history lesson in...
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PA2AKgirl
Sep 19, 2006

See Colonial Park Cemetery

This cemetery was used when the city was first settled. General Sherman's soldiers set up camp here when they occupied Savannah during the Civil War. They broke off or moved many headstones to make...
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cfwestbe
Jun 20, 2005

The Colonial Cemetery

This is a beautiful cemetery to take a stroll through on a sunny Savannah day. Though you will not see too many graves, be advised that the cemetery's boundaries used to stretch much further than the...
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kidkilowatt
Mar 31, 2005

Colonial Cemetery

Okay, some people are a little creeped out by cemeteries, but I've always thought of them as nice quiet places to get away. After all, the tenants are all resting peacefully. Behind wrought iron...
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acemj
Aug 25, 2002

Oldest Cemetery in Savannah

Established in 1750 the cemetery has many famous people buried here. It was dug up in 1901 to determine who actually was buried there.
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Nov 07, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Colonial Park Cemetery

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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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Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

Juliette Gordon Low, a Savannah native, founded the Girl Scouts. Her birthplace, the Gordon House in Savannah's historic district, has been preserved as a museum by the Girl Scouts, who provide tours...
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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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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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Andrew Low House

The Andrew Low house was where Juliet Gordon Low lived after returning from England after her husbands death. The carriage house in the rear the 1st Girl Scout headquarters. You can tour the inside of...
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Telfair Museum of Art

The Telfair Museum of Art traces its history from 1886 when the Telfair family home opened to the public as an art museum and school. It now encompasses the very modern Jepson Center (opened in 2006)...
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