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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys w/ Shannon Scott

#11 of 137 Tours in Savannah
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Address: 330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3222
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year,...

Tour the South's most illustrious, Victorian Cemetery with 25 year, resident storyteller, Shannon Scott! Herein rests poets, songwriters, actors, artists, industrialists, duellists, Confederates, and every life story under one sunny cemetery! See Little Gracie, Johnny Mercer, Conrad Aiken, Noble Jones and more! Fans of "Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil?" Get close to the characters! Even better, a significant portion of your ticket goes directly to Bonaventure Cemetery's preservation! Talk about a personal & impacting day out! Historic District Hotel Transportation Available!

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US$25.00*
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Bonaventure Cemetery Journeys with Shannon Scott
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If you only do one thing in Savannah take Shannon Scott tour

My husband and I visited Savannah with another couple on our way to Florida...if we could give more than excellent as a review for Mr. Scott's tour of Bonaventure we would. He is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Oradell, New Jersey
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Oradell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited Savannah with another couple on our way to Florida...if we could give more than excellent as a review for Mr. Scott's tour of Bonaventure we would. He is brilliant (our little group had two retired history teachers), has an amazing knack for story telling and an encyclopedic knowledge of the city, the families who contributed... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The tour lasted about 90 minutes with several stops at grave sites where the guide told 10-15 minute stories. Some of the information seemed far-fetched so I looked it up afterward and found several things to be inaccurate or untrue. Stories were pretty long and we could have covered more ground with shorter tales, though others in the group at... More 

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Thank you for your honest review, albeit was surprised you did not offer up any explanation to what you found was in error or inaccurate or far fetched, which may have been helpful to both us and future tour takers. As the cemetery and our theme is oriented around Freemasonry & other Secret Societies, and we have many who have... More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third trip to Savannah and first time doing this tour. We highly recommend it. Shannon was a fantastic guide and demonstrated his extensive knowledge of Savannah and it's interesting inhabitants. We just loved hearing all the fascinating stories he told and enjoyed the slightly more esoteric bent to Savannah's history. Our kids, 15 and 11 also appreciated... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing and gigantic cemetery. Guide Alysa was entertaining with facts history and also funny info. Fascination that there are numerous underground chapels under sites accessed by hidden stairwells. Highly recommend.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this to anyone visiting Savannah. Its just a short drive outside of the main city and was easily the highlight of our trip.

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Wilmington, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on an afternoon history tour and enjoyed ourselves so much that we returned for the after hours tour the next evening. Some of the information in the tours overlapped but we still enjoyed ourselves. Shannon is a very good storyteller.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was very informative and easy to listen to. The group was small which made the tour all the better. I left with a better understanding of the area which was the purpose. Thank you!

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Savannah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shannon Scott was a very knowledgeable and entertaining host. He was easy to understand and had done a lot of research on his topics. Will recommend this to locals and visitors.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very highly recommended with characters of Savannah highlighted. Definitely NOT a hokey "ghost tour"

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had about 30 people that had a very enjoyable 3 hours of information sharing and enjoyment. Shannon Scott did an outstanding job explaining much of the stories and lore associated with the Savannah area and particularly the beautiful cemetery. I look forward to participating in more of Shannon's programs and tours around Savannah

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