Daisy Winters Filming at Bonaventure Cemetery

By Leslie Alwiel It looks like Bonaventure Cemetery may become famous for yet another movie filmed on the grounds.  Daisy Winters an Indie drama directed by Beth LaMure and starring Iwan Rheon, Brooks Shields and Carrie Preston is in production now.  The cast and crew have been observed filming in and around some of our favorite…

Bonaventure Cemetery Jewish Section

By Leslie Alwiel Passover commemorates the Jewish Exodus from Egypt and celebrates leaving slavery to become free over 3,300 years ago.  While the Jewish community has existed and prospered in Savannah, Georgia for not quite that long, their history is closely intertwined with the city itself.  The first Jewish settlers arrived in 1733, not long…

What is the BHS?

From the Chairman: Welcome to the Bonaventure Historical Society (BHS) Blog. This blog is part of our new forays into social media (beyond our Facebook page) to endure or seduce you into making a visit to Bonaventure a must-do as you plan future vacations.  It is managed by one of our more talented volunteers, Leslie Alwiel.…