Bonaventure Cemetery App Update

Good news!  We have updated our app to include a better map for navigation and included more written content for each stop. Over the last year we have received feedback that navigating the tour can be difficult.  We previously made changes adding more refined GPS locations and now we have updated the map to be…

BHS Volunteer Katherine Haile

The Bonaventure Historical Society is a volunteer organization comprised of people who care about history and preservation.  Everything we accomplish is attributed to the hard work and dedication of our volunteers.  We, like the people who visit Bonaventure Cemetery, love the place and work hard to maintain its beauty and significance as a historical landmark.…

Bonaventure: From Plantation to Monument

by Leslie Alwiel For those interested in the history of Bonaventure Cemetery we now have a short film available for viewing on our Facebook page. The film was produced by Daniel Hancock. as part of his Masters in History Degree program at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro GA. Daniel was inspired to create the film…

Bonaventure Cemetery Open!

Good news! Bonaventure Cemetery is open again!   Lee Maltenfort BHS Chair reports via our Facebook page: Bonaventure Cemetery is now open to the public under very limited conditions. There are several areas in the historic section, such as Johnny Mercer Lane where the lyricist’s remains are buried, that are not accessible. Inaccessible areas will…