Join your devoted and very knowledgeable guide for an insider’s view into the intriguing past of the historic cemetery and its departed inhabitants on this guided day 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 Tattnall III, photographer Jack Leigh, Silent film great Edythe Chapman, childhood celebrity Little Gracie Watson, Composer great Professor Weigand and the list goes on.
On this unique day-time tour, you'll learn about the symbolism, art, architecture and burial traditions of the Victorian Age encompassed within Bonaventure Cemetery’s gates. Stories will prompt a laugh, evoke empathy, awe or even cause the listener to shed a tear. But mostly, Bonaventure the place, and this tour will have you coming back for a lifetime. Book your tickets now.