Did you know the oldest patch of public land in Savannah is Colonial Park Cemetery?
Take a closer look at the haunted history of Savannah and the lore and legends of this Historic District landmark resting in the shade of moss-draped oaks. Some of the oldest gravestones in the country are within its walls, while many of its residents slumber without markers, giving rise to the possibility that its dead do not rest easy.
"The tour was entertaining and eerie, but still respectful. We learned so much about Savannah's history!"
Our Savannah Colonial Park Cemetery Tour offers a more intimate glimpse into Savannah's oldest burial grounds. From notable Georgians whose lives impacted the story of America to legends of shadow figures moving through the headstones, the stories of these hallowed grounds will both intrigue and terrify you.
Spend 1.5 hours strolling through Savannah's oldest cemetery and public park, where you will hear fascinating tales of:
This Savannah landmark was once the site of celebrations such as picnics, weddings, and city gatherings, in addition to more unpleasant practices like public executions and duels. Today, the cemetery houses over 10,000 souls within it six acres of ground- some of whom may still wander the park for reasons of their own.
Join our expert guides on a journey into the shadows of the world between life and death- and decide for yourself what it truly means to rest in peace.
"The gravestones are like rows of books bearing the names of those who names have been blotted from the pages of life; who have been forgotten elsewhere but are remembered here."
- Dean Koontz
Meeting point address: Entrance of Colonial Park Cemetery
Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Colonial Park Cemetery. To see options, click below.
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March 20th 2023
"Our tour guide was fantastic! She knew her history. Overall a great time!"
March 12th 2023
"Jake matthews was our tour guide. he was phenomena! very knowledgeable and very kind. we went on th ... "
March 12th 2023
"Our tour guide was phenomenal. Jake matthews was fantastic. We have been on four different tours and ... "
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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