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Historic Bonaventure Cemetery (Images of America: Georgia)

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All cemeteries are history made tangible. Each neatly laid out plot, each lichen-dotted headstone, each lovingly crafted monument, is a representation of a personal history. While each cemetery has its own collection of stories to tell, Bonaventure Cemetery has more stories than most. For more than 150 years, citizens of Savannah have buried their loved ones at Bonaventure ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 7th 1998 by Arcadia Publishing
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Loren
Apr 30, 2011 Loren rated it really liked it
Another in the series of books which collect historic photographs of America, Historic Bonaventure Cemetery was published first but came to me second, as a Christmas present. Like Images of America: New Orleans Cemeteries, this book contains hundreds of black-and-white photographs, all concentrated on the lovely moss-draped graveyard in Savannah, Georgia.

Bonaventure began life as a plantation three miles east of downtown Savannah. During the American Revolution, the original owners backed the wr
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Apr 19, 2014 Tabitha Turner rated it really liked it
A must read for anyone who plans to visit Savannah or the famous Bonaventure Cemetery.
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Bonaventure Cemetery is a beautiful place, and this book is a lovely tribute to it. The resting place of Johnny Mercer and Conrad Aiken has gone through many changes over the years, but still remains a mecca for history buffs, photographers and nature lovers worldwide.
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