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Colonial Park Cemetery - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

200 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

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About Colonial Park Cemetery

The Colonial Park Cemetery, one of Savannah’s most beautiful restorations, is the final resting place for many of Savannah's earliest citizens. Established about 1750, it was the original burial ground for the Christ Church Parish.


Attractions Near Colonial Park Cemetery

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist0.22km from Colonial Park Cemetery

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is the iconic symbol of Savannah, Georgia. It is the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters0.26km from Colonial Park Cemetery

The Owens–Thomas House & Slave Quarters is a historic home in Savannah, Georgia, that is operated as a historic house museum by Telfair Museums. An impressive two-story structure on a raised basement, it was completed in 1819 for Richard Richardson, an entrepreneur, shipping merchant, and domestic slave trader, and his wife, Frances Bolton Richardson. The Owens–Thomas House was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976, as one of the nation's finest examples of English Regency architecture

Columbia Square
Columbia Square0.27km from Colonial Park Cemetery

Columbia Square is a beautiful community Sitting along the banks of the Wilmington River, it is teeming with outdoor activities and breathtaking views. From biking trails and canoeing to exploring nearby beaches and state parks, Columbia Square offers something for everyone looking to enjoy nature and the outdoors. Just a short drive away from downtown Savannah's hustle and bustle, locals have no problem striking a balance between city living and an escape into nature's warmth.

Oglethorpe Square
Oglethorpe Square0.27km from Colonial Park Cemetery

This charming community has all the character of a small town but offers big-city amenities minutes away. Residents have access to restaurants, bars, cultural attractions and shopping centers. There is plenty to do, from cycling and walking along the Savannah River to enjoying regular events and festivals at nearby Forsyth Park. The historic building architecture provides a unique backdrop for those exploring the area - from grand old antebellum homes to interesting Victorian style buildings.

Davenport House Museum
Davenport House Museum0.3km from Colonial Park Cemetery

The Isaiah Davenport House is a historic home in Savannah, Georgia, United States, built-in 1820. It has been operated as a historic house museum by the Historic Savannah Foundation since 1963.

Troup Square
Troup Square0.3km from Colonial Park Cemetery

Troup Square is a hidden gem. Located in the historic district of Savanna and designed by local architect Charles B. Cluskey, it is a pocket park that is filled with lush green grass, shady trees, fountains and monuments - all of which are surrounded by beautiful Victorian-style homes. It is also home to the ‘Troup Columns’ monument that highlights three pillars representing the judicial system in Savannah's past: political power, strength and courage.

Where is Colonial Park Cemetery

Discover More Attractions in Chatham County, Where Colonial Park Cemetery Is Located

Chatham County
Chatham County
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Chatham County is the northernmost of Georgia's coastal counties on the Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded on the northeast by the Savannah River, and in the southwest bounded by the Ogeechee River.

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