Over 10,000 people were buried in Colonial park, but most of the gravestones no longer exist. There’s also a plaque marking the mass grave for victims of the Yellow Fever epidemic. The biggest kicker is that the borders of Colonial Park used to extend much further than where the gates say the cemetery ends. The legend that most of Savannah, GA is built upon its dead couldn’t be more true, and I was living in an example of it.
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Some graves and tombstones are made iconic by the said-dead-person’s devotees, while others are made memorable by the wishes of the deceased. So, here, is a list of graves you should visit while you’re still alive (I kept it short, just in case…).