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Headstones from the 1700's, Revolutionary and Civil Wars

The recent hurricane took a toll on the ancient Live Oak trees so hoping there is a plan to clean... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
Outside looking in

This is a very cool looking cemetery with a lot of history. The only disappointment is that it was... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The recent hurricane took a toll on the ancient Live Oak trees so hoping there is a plan to clean up the cemetery as it is a wonderful memorial to many lost souls from our American history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ellep0ste
Reviewed December 31, 2018

This is a very cool looking cemetery with a lot of history. The only disappointment is that it was locked up during our visit and we could only view it from the perimeter. I gave it a good rating because I'm sure it's opened at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 644blakeh
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Very peaceful and interesting. Pick up the pamphlet when you enter and replace when you leave. Fascinating information about the individuals who are buried there. Four of us found it most enjoyable to just meditate and experience the history and surroundings of this area. Well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Greg P
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

It doesn't take much time to wander through this old cemetary. Find some interesting old names, admire the old trees, listen to the cicadas. A "must-see" when touring Beaufort.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barb J
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Make sure to get the pamphlet describing who is buried there. It is not a very big cemetery but it is very interesting!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leila A
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Someone told us about this while we were in Beaufort. We originally weren't planning on going through it, but ended up walking down the street it's on and decided to go in. We were very glad we did. This was a very interesting place and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan F
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This may the most interesting cemetery I've ever visited. Lot of OLD history, some sad, some strange but all interesting. Located next to Anne Street Methodist Church but kept up by the Town of Beaufort. If you like visiting cemeteries rich with history, I'd suggest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ZaztheOne
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

While in Beaufort, do visit the Old Burial Ground. Your tour can be self-guided or you can get a paid guide from the BHA. Don't miss the grave of British soldier buried standing up and the young girl buried in a rum barrel.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank pmm19502018
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I use to work across the street from this graveyard, and would pass the gates frequently on my breaks...and this graveyard was always cooler and darker than anything around it. This graveyard is historical and it's a great place to visit for the history buff...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank rutheb2014
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I'm one of those people who really enjoys walking through old cemeteries. For me, the older the better. The Beaufort Old Burying Ground is definitely worth a visit. The cemetery provides a map at the entrance for $1 which is recommended to get the most...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Nina I
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alexa h
October 30, 2015|
Response from cheeky43 | Reviewed this property |
No charge to enter the burying ground, but they ask a $1 for the brochure with brief commentary on a number of the graves. Not sure what the current fee is for a tour guide, but sometimes you get a free short tour with a... More