Classic South / Sandersville

Sandersville Old City Cemetery

100 Virginia Ave.
Sandersville, GA 31082

  • Sandersville Old City Cemetery

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  • Youngblood Lot

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  • Cradle Grave

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  • Lanier Monument

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  • Sullivan Cross

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  • Box Tombs

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  • Francis Obelisk

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  • Hall Monument

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  • Brown Monument

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  • Confederate Monument

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  • Nannie Virginia Evans Monument

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  • Brantley-Pringle Mausoleum

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  • Smith Angel

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The Sandersville Old City Cemetery is the city's oldest and most scenic cemetery. Established ca.1831, the Victorian Era cemetery is the final resting place of missionaries, a Georgia governor, business, county leaders and prohibitionist. There are more than 100 identified graves of Civil War soldiers and numerous unidentified graves. The cemetery is the site of a Civil War skirmish and the site of the earliest Methodist-Episcopal Church in the city. Still present is the old road bed leading into the city, which was used by General William T. Sherman and his troops as they entered Sandersville. Browse at your leisure among the graves, above-ground tombs and the mausoleum of Georgia's Father of Prohibition. See examples of funerary art of the mid-19th century to art deco monuments of the 20th century.  Visit and explore this quiet place. On the Register of Historic Places.

Pick up a brochure to guide you thru Monuments and figures at the Washington County Historical Society, Genealogical Research Center and Old Jail Museum, Old City Cemetery Committee, Washington County Chamber of Commerce or City of Sandersville.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities



    Near Interstate Highway



    Special Tags

    Civil War Site


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages