If you're wandering amongst the Spanish moss and live oaks of Savannah's historic Bonaventure Cemetery at dusk, a grinning green woman with sunken eyes might jump out at you from behind a corner. Don't worry–you're not the first to be spooked by the bronze jogger.
The unusual monument is dedicated to the memory of Julia Denise Backus Smith, a prominent member of Savannah society, who committed suicide in 2003.
The Colonial Park cemetery in Savannah has a rich and macabre history. Built in 1750, many of Savannah's earliest settlers were buried here, including 700 victims of the great yellow fever epidemic of 1820, all of whom were interred...
Midafternoon in the Garden of Good and Evil. Circa 1901. "Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia." 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson. Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.
At the corner of Abercorn and Oglethorpe Streets in the heart of Savannah, Georgia's humongous historic district sits Colonial Park Cemetery, the city's oldest and one of its most prestigious cemeteries. After a video of a possible ...
Savannah dark underbelly features grisly tales of sordid murder, haunted houses and a colonial-era graveyard decorated with the lingering entrails of Spanish moss.