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Jingle Bells Tour of Laurel Grove Cemetery

Holiday Event
Dec 28, 2019

Come enjoy refreshments, good cheer & stories while visiting the grounds where the author of the most festive of Christmas themed songs, "Jingle Bells," James L. Pierpont is buried and inside of not the tourist favorite, but the local's favorite cemetery! Called "The Hidden Gem," Laurel Grove feels like a Victorian Christmas scene most days of the year less the snow! It contains the city's most amazing ironwork and its incredibly beautiful, rustic & varied burial vault mausoleums are the highlight of Savannah's ONLY true Victorian cemetery! While seeing songwriter James L. Pierpont's grave is a focus, you'll meet his friends like Girl Scouts' Founder Juliette Gordon Low, Savannah's original hospitality figure Florence "The Waving Girl" Martus, eccentric developer & richest man to ever live in Savannah, Andrew Low, Jewish Nurse Phoebe Pember as well as explore some 1500 Civil War graves that include 7 Generals and so many others! This one time tour conducted by native area historian and professor, Richard Hodges.

Venue

Laurel Grove Cemetery

Laurel Grove Cemetery
Savannah, GA 31415
Admission
$15-25
Event Times
From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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