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…

Bluebirds in Bonaventure

Joy on the Wing and the Cycle of Life by Benjamin Goggins The Bonaventure Historical Society offers free guided tours of the beautiful cemetery every second Saturday and Sunday.  I have been on several, and they are always enjoyable, but the first time was the charm. That was a few years ago now.  The azaleas…

You’re Getting Married Where?

By Lee Maltenfort, Chairman Weddings, and the planning for them, have taken on a new life of their own.  The number of couples going to their local religious edifice for the nuptial rites is diminishing.  In its place are a variety of options:  Destination Weddings, Theme Weddings, Funded by GoFundMe Weddings, and there are probably many…

Pokemon-Go in Cemeteries? That’s a Pokemon No-No.

By Lee Maltenfort, Chairman Bonaventure Cemetery, as we are so happy to boast, has been rated the second most beautiful cemetery in the US by CNNTravel.com and among the top ten in listings provided by Travel+Leisure.com and other travel resources.  We’re the top-rated free attraction in Savannah on just about every travel site evaluation found on…