See also: cemeteries,
The only place of interest in this state
seems to be Savannah, which is where the cemetery is located that holds
the statue on the cover of John Berendt's book Midnight
in the Garden of Good and Evil.
Walks - Historical and haunted tours in Savannah. 1-888-SAV-WALK.
Each tour is approx 90 mins and the cost is $13 adults, $6.50 children
unless otherwise noted. $1 off for AAA or AARP discount, $2 discount
if you buy your tickets online from the site, and if you are taking
more than one tour you get a few bucks off each additional. See the
website for maps of starting locations.
Savannah Stroll - Departs
from Reynolds Square at 10am & 1pm daily. A good introduction to
the fascinating history of Savannah. From ancient times to the present,
this tour is the best way to see the history and culture of Savannah.
Lowcountry Ghosts - 7:30pm & 9:30pm from Johnson Square.
Their most popular tour, takes you though the old colonial part of the
historic district and talks to you about local legends, house hauntings,
and even the occasional house exorcism here in Savannah.
A Walk Through Midnight - 1pm from Reynolds Square. This
tour puts you in the middle of the setting of John Berendt's best selling
novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, A Savannah Story. Great
Ye Olde Pub Walk - 7pm from Johnson Square, 2 hrs. Tour
of Savannah's most intriguing taverns and pubs. All the stange stories
that have made Savannah such a unique place. The occasion duel, the
more common haunting, shanghiad captives on pirates ships, and the great
experiment of Prohibition (or the lack thereof) here in Savannah are
told to make this the most festive tour in town. Most of these stories
are drawn from local newsman Tom Coffey's book, Only
in Savannah. And he's right, these things could happen ONLY here
in Savannah Savannah is famous as the "hostess city", so raise your
glass to times long past as we spin stories of pirates, parties, and
prohibition. A great evening out in Savannah's finest watering hotels.
Note: Alcoholic beverages are not required or provided, but unquestionably
welcome. $15.00 adults only.
Historic Homes Walk - 10 am daily, 2 hrs, $20.00 adults,
$13.00 children (includes house museum admission). Departs from Reynolds
Square. Includes the Owens-Thomas HouseGreen Meldrim House, where Gen.
William T. Sherman was a "guest" during the Civil War, & The Isaiah
Davenport House Museum.
Churches & Graveyard walk - Mon - Fri 1 p.m. from
Reynolds Square. On this tour you'll see the Mother Churches of Georgia,
Christ Episcopal Church, and hear about John Wesley, first Anglican
minister in Georgia, and founder of the Methodist movement. Also included
is the fascinating history of Savannah's First African Baptist Church,
the oldest black church in Georgia. The Churches and Temples of Savannah
represent some of the city's finest architecture, and this is the only
tour that allows you to explore them intimately, inside and out. Also
included is a tour of Colonial Park Cemetery, where some of the most
famous early residents of Georgia are buried, including two signers
of the Declaration of Independence. Along our walk you'll also explore
the graves of some of Savannah's most famous early citizens and learn
about funerary art. This tour takes you inside to see the glorious interiors
of some of Savannah's most beautiful churches. There are some other
interesting historical tours here as well.
Civil War Walk - 10am daily from Reynolds Square, 2 hrs.
Gates and Gardens - 4pm daily from Reynolds Square. See
what lies behind the gates of some of Savannah's finest homes. The Gates
and Gardens Walk is a unique tour that lets you explore the fauna of
this lush and green forest city.
Trolley Tour - Red Trolley presents fantastic stories of Savannahís
ghosts and spirits!. You will be taken through the shadowy streets of
Savannah while you are told the spooky tales of some historic homes
and eerie pasts. Donít be leery of hearing these eerie tales!! 1 Hour
Trolley Tour $14 per person. Visit or Call Gray Line of Savannah at
(912) 234-TOUR (8687) 215 West Boundary Street Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Cemetery - site from the Bonaventure
Historical Society, has a map and tons of great info on who's buried
there, etc. The cemetery is located at 330 Bonaventure
Road, Savannah, Georgia, 31404, 912-651-6843.
Savannah's Bonaventure Cemetery - One page with some good tips and
notable names for this cemetery.
Read Guide lists some famous graves
Some nice photos
from the Bonaventure