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Laurel Grove Cemetery - The Hidden Gem!

Savannah, United States
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2 hours (Approx.)
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Description

Take a walking tour of one of Savannah’s oldest final resting places, Laurel Grove Cemetery. Learn the history of how the cemetery started, some of the famous people who are buried there, its segregated... More
Take a walking tour of one of Savannah’s oldest final resting places, Laurel Grove Cemetery. Learn the history of how the cemetery started, some of the famous people who are buried there, its segregated past, and its importance as an educational and civil rights landmark. Ornate ironwork, massive oak trees, and beautiful funerary art make for a peaceful, park-like setting.

Highlights

  • Guided tour
  • Learn about Savannah history
  • Scenic park-like setting
  • Good for school and church groups

What To Expect

Summary

A walking tour in Laurel Grove cemetery connects you to the history of Savannah.  Built in Victorian times, this cemetery houses the wealthiest person in Savannah, at that time, and also the poorest! ... More
A walking tour in Laurel Grove cemetery connects you to the history of Savannah.  Built in Victorian times, this cemetery houses the wealthiest person in Savannah, at that time, and also the poorest!  Learning the history of how the cemetery began, the famous local residents that reside there, the beautiful funerary art, the iron work and vast symbolism. ... More
A walking tour in Laurel Grove cemetery connects you to the history of Savannah.  Built in Victorian times, this cemetery houses the wealthiest person in Savannah, at that time, and also the poorest!  Learning the history of how the cemetery began, the famous local residents that reside there, the beautiful funerary art, the iron work and vast symbolism.  This cemetery is is hidden, but certainly not forgotten.  A great tour for Girl Scouts, learning about the strong women in Savannah buried within her gates, Juliette Gordon Low, Nina Pape, Mary Marshall, to name a few...  Also view the Confederate Soldier gravesides with Silence watching over them.

What's Included

Professional guide
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Meet at Laurel Grove cemetery gates 15 minutes prior to tour time

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 90517P3