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If you’re looking for beautiful sculptures in a serene setting, then Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery is the place for you.  While outside of the city, it is worth the short drive to check it out. We visited Savannah in the hot and humid month of July, but the cemetery is so shaded that the temperature wasn’t so bad.  We did visit after lunch, so were visiting in the warmest part of the day. We really didn’t have a plan when we arrived.  I had read about some of the more famous statues, and there are maps available online if you want to find a particular sculpture or grave.  We just decided to wander around. Since John Berendt’s Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil was released, a book I loved, many people want to see the cemetery featured in the story.  You can also visit singer/songwriter Johnny Mercer’s grave. One…

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