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Inaugural tour of Magnolia cemetery at night

When I saw this ad on Facebook I knew I had to book and since we were down here for the Cooper... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Historical - Interesting

This is an interesting cemetery. It is loaded with a good bit of SC and early US history. There... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
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Magnolia cemetery, a non-profit trust, is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Founded on the site of a rice plantation in 1850 during the "rural cemetery movement". It is the resting place of 6 Civil War Generals, soldiers and sailors...more
70 Cunnington Ave, Charleston, SC 29405-9312
+1 843-722-8638
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I saw this ad on Facebook I knew I had to book and since we were down here for the Cooper River abridge Run it was a win win situation.So many interesting stories, we walked at a leisurely pace and Andrew our guide was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank linna1
Reviewed March 4, 2019

This is an interesting cemetery. It is loaded with a good bit of SC and early US history. There are graves for civil war soldiers;s There is a great view of the river. It is as if it is going to wash away some time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank C P M
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Visitors are able to go through historical time periods and see why the time periods were so hard for people living during these times.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed February 21, 2019

This quiet and beautiful cemetery is in the middle of several cemeteries abutting each other and the marsh. It is a classic Victorian cemetery with lots of room to stroll (or drive or bike) and appreciate the carvings and mausoleums, including a pyramid and graves...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bijoux404
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Huge cemetery with lots of interesting markers. The confederate grounds is right along the main rd to the office. Stop by the office to get a map of the famous locals who are buried within the cemetery including Civil War Generals. Walking is much easier...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank EFW2014
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Magnolia Cemetery is very beautiful. The grounds are not being kept up. Debris and high grass through out the cemetery

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Carol C
Reviewed December 12, 2018

A very interesting, albeit, somber, reflection of the past history of Charleston showing human nature at its lowest. Although it was a visit that I would not want to miss it did bring us to a sad part of our history, especially in light of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Michael F
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Always well worth a visit. Many interesting tombs in a beautiful marsh front location. Also an amazing spot for bird watching and photography. I never get tired of it.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Joan P
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

We love to go to old cemeteries. This was a beautiful one. Very peaceful driving around. My husband loved read the old headstones.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank camjam04
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Magnolia Cemetery is beautiful and historic. It's very peaceful and quiet. You could easily spend an entire day here looking at all the beautiful graves and monuments. If you are interested in the Civil War you can find many soldiers buried here.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bill F
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Deanna J
November 4, 2017|
Response from Su-sea | Reviewed this property |
You'll need to call - we arranged to pick up maps at the house on the property.
October 29, 2015|
Response from Beverly D | Property representative |
The transit (CARTA) runs from the city to Cunnington Street but there are no tour buses allow in Magnolia Cemetery. You would have to inquire with the shuttle service as to what they offer.