Daughter of Georgia Governor Edward Telfair. Known for her philanthropy that created the Telfair Academy of Arts and Science, the Georgia Historical Society’s Hodgson Hall, and the Telfair Hospital.
Beloved, award-winning Savannah lyricist who founded Capital Records and penned over a thousand songs.
Doctor and Mayor of Savannah who surrendered the city to Union Forces in 1864.
US Naval Officer who later became a Commodore in the Confederate Navy.
Original Colonist who came to Savannah in 1733 as a child and went on to become a founding doctor of The Georgia Medical Association.
Prominent lawyer, US Diplomat, Confederate Officer, and Poet.
Lawyer, Politician, Diplomat, and Confederate General who commanded the local troops that seized Fort Pulaski in 1861.
Stage and silent film star known as “Hollywood’s Mother.”
Novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Laureate of Georgia.
Savannah Bonaventure Dash Tours offers walking history tours of beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery with roundtrip transportation from Historic Downtown Savannah, all for about the same price as what other tour companies charge to “meet you out there.”