Savannah Cemeteries (Hardcover)
The best selling novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil has drawn hordes to the city, specifically to its best-known cemetery, Bonaventure. Likewise, Colonial Park and Laurel Grove are must-see cemeteries on tourist itineraries, and this book is the perfect souvenir for those who make the pilgrimage. See over 220 color photos of the picturesque plots overhung by mature live oaks draped in Spanish Moss. See the final resting places of Savannah's important founders, heroes, and dignitaries, along with legendary characters like little Gracie. Visit areas dedicated to Jewish and Catholic citizens, strangers, babies, and even pets. Beautiful imagery serves up a rich history of Savannah along with haunting scenes and spiritually inspiring statuary.
Matthew Propst received his masters degree in Visual Art from Vermont College of Fine Art. He lives in downtown Savannah and can be found most mornings walking the streets with his camera and a faithful canine companion.