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old graveyard with a lot of history

Magnolia cemetery is the final resting place for many generations of Charlestonians. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charleston, South Carolina

My husband surprised me with a picnic. To my surprise it was in a cemetery. He was so sweet we had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Summerville, South Carolina
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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 1 week ago

Magnolia cemetery is the final resting place for many generations of Charlestonians. It is a beautiful place to quietly relax and enjoy the serenity of Charleston as you admire the many beautiful monuments. Please take the time to visit the Confederate burial grounds and the...More

Thank lrdixon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a picnic. To my surprise it was in a cemetery. He was so sweet we had blood red oranges, gummie worms, and sandwhichs. Everything was so special. He is an amazing man. You all need one.

Thank heathercola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cemetery is amazing! So much history set in a beautiful location, I could have spent hours here. So many interesting graves, as the crew of the Hunley are buried here. The baby pram grave really is disturbing and creepy (I included pictures), I haven't...More

Thank Irisheyes_777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This historic cemetery is peaceful and beautiful. The cemetery is very interesting, could spend hours looking at the markers and monuments. The reason for this visit was to see the graves of the Hunley crew from all three disasters and pay respects.

Thank JaneRB
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We always wanted to find out and visit where the Hunley crew were buried and ohter than having a little trouble finding the cemetery as there are so many in that area it did not disappoint. Also learned about alot of other members in Charleston...More

Thank sskroll
Reviewed July 22, 2018

to experience the entire experience, go early. the tour guide Dick was amazing and very enjoyable, great day!

Thank Al B
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

My purpose as I was in the area to visit the resting place of the brave Hunley Crew. Back in 2000 we were involved in the recovery of the submarine. If you are in the area please visit the submarine Hunley and the resting place.

Thank Edward O
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Great place for the history buff. Too much history to describe here. If you enjoy history and those who made it, you have to visit Magnolia Cemetery.

Thank James C
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We are Civil War buffs and couldn't pass up the opportunity to see the monument to the confederate soldiers buried here. We were not disappointed. Beautifully maintained property held lots of interesting and historical grave sites. We could have stayed a lot longer if it...More

2  Thank Dawn T
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Old cemetery we visited to see the buriel site of the Hunley crews! We love history, The cemetery is out of the way and the Hunley site is in the back but everyone should visit this history.

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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.