Bonaventure Cemetery

Savannah, Georgia’s Bonaventure Cemetery, once was a weekend destination for picnics and weekend outings, had its own trolley station.  Today the site is also know as the

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A carnation marks the grave of Johnny Mercer.

 Garden of Good and Evil after a book was published on the cities odd characters of the 1970s.  Today it the necropolis is a tourist stop featuring the final resting places of the city’s notable people from history like the grave of songwriter and lyricist, Johnny Mercer.

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A monument watches over graves among the oaks and Spanish moss.

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