Classic South / Sandersville

Sandersville Old City Cemetery

100 Virginia Ave.
Sandersville, GA 31082

  • Sandersville Old City Cemetery

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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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  • Youngblood Lot

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  • Cradle Grave

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  • Lanier Monument

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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.

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

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    20, 75

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site, Eco-Friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages