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“Too little time”
Review of Magnolia Cemetery

Magnolia Cemetery
Ranked #20 of 233 things to do in Charleston
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Owner description: 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, governors, signers of the ordinance of secession, mayors of Charleston, Lawyers, doctors and the list is endless. Open to the public seven days a week however the office is only open Monday through Friday. Open and closing times are posted as are rules and regulations at the entrance to the cemetery.
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Too little time”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Beautiful historic cemetery off the beaten path. So much to see here but we did not have time to explore fully. So much history in one place. A journey back to another time.

Visited March 2013
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Charleston, SC, USA
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71 reviews
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“Means A Lot”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Tens of thousands of people have been buried here. There is a veteran of the Charge of the Light Brigade, hundreds of Confederate Soldiers, ministers, civic leaders and most of my family. I visited them on Easter and it's good that we have a beautiful place to remember them.

Visited April 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Amazing cemetery!”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

I've never seen a cemetery so beautiful! We enjoyed walking through and seeing the different sites, especially the Hunley crew!

Visited March 2013
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Thank Chrissy0210
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Winston Salem
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A gothic dream/nightmare”
Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

One of the best cemeteries we have visited. You could easily spend hours here, reading and touring.
Some incredible tributes and scenery , i am using the place as a reference for a game i am creating its so good.

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SC
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Cemetery as an Attraction? Yes, Definitely”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Outside the city but worth the ride. An old Southern cemetery. Whatever this statement conjures up in your mind it is a sure bet that Magnolia fills the bill. Do yourself a favor and take a step back into time and spend a few hours at the Magnolia Cemetery.

Visited October 2012
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