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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott

From US$25.00
Highlights
  • Explore Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery with a trained historian
  • Spot references from Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  • Hear stories about the famous people buried in the cemetery
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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
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Bonaventure Cemetery 10am TourMost Popular
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.
From US$25.00
Bonaventure Cemetery 2PM Tour
Wander through Bonaventure Cemetery, one of Savannah’s most beloved landmarks, to revel in its beauty and tranquility. Join your devoted and knowledgeable guides, Shannon Scott or Lisa Marie!
From US$25.00
Overview
Learn about Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery on this guided tour with historian, author, and artist Shannon Scott or one of his assistants. The cemetery, which dates back to the mid-18th century, is the final resting place for many famous Savannah residents, and a tour provides a look at the southern city's history. Plus, find out about the symbolism and burial traditions of the Victorian Age and beyond.
What to Expect
Meet your guide Shannon Scott (or one of his trained guides) at Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery for a walking tour of this historic property, which was established in 1846.

As you wander, learn about the Bonaventure Plantation and the famous residents of Savannah who are buried in the cemetery, including songwriter Johnny Mercer, poet Conrad Aiken, maritime hero Josiah Tattnall, and more. In addition, hear about the symbolism and burial traditions of the Victorian Age. Plus, fans of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil will recognize elements of the cemetery that are prominently featured in the book and movie.

The tour ends at Bonaventure Cemetery where it began.
Reviews (277)
1 - 5 of 196 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Educational tour full of stories and history

Great tour with tons of information about the cemetery and Savannah in general. Entertaining guide. Very knowledgeable and full if interesting stories.

1  Thank MNSc-travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Shelly

Shannon was amazing!!! He was an absolute wealth of information including stories of the people he personally knew who were now buried there. I HIGHLY recommend Shannon as your tour guide!!! 5 stars!!!

Thank Shelly L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Engaging, exciting tour of a beautiful place

Shannon is simply a great story teller who leads you through a guided tour of the cemetery, highlighting the lives of those buried within, their legacies, and in turn, the history of Savannah itself.

1  Thank monicamr534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best Tour in Savannah

Great tour, Shannon is a fantastic guide with so much knowledge! My only tip- bring bug spray. Besides the bug bites, a great way to learn about Savannah's history!

1  Thank Kerry O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shannon is a Rock Star tour guide

Shannon's has gift of story telling and many years of experience as a tour guide. He is energetic and provides a positive experience for everyone.

1  Thank smottwi
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