History Lives in Savannah's Cemeteries (8th Grade)

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​​​Walking Program, 2 Hours

History comes to life in Savannah's historic cemeteries, the resting places of many notable historical figures! Participants may choose to visit Colonial Park Cemetery ( to learn ​about the first Savannahians and their contributions to our city, state, and nation; Laurel Grove North Cemetery, the final resting place of many important people from the antebellum and Civil War periods; or Laurel Grove South chronicling the history of Savannah's African American community from the times of oppression and enslavement to resistance and leadership during the Civil Rights Movement.  

Georgia Standards:

4th Grade – SS4H3, SS4H4, SS4CG5, SS4H4D, SS4H4E, SS4CG5, (CPC)                               
SS4H4, SS4H5a, SS4H5b, SS4H5c, SS4H5d, SS4H5e, SS4E1c, SS4E1f (LGN)

5th Grade - SS5H6a, SS5H6b, SS5H6c, SS5H6d, SS5G2a, SS5CG3 (LGS)       

8th Grade – SS8H5a, SS8H5b, SS8H6a, SS8H6b, SS8H6c, SS8H6d, SS8H6e (LGN)

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