During a bus tour of Beaufort we learned about the Old Burying Grounds, so my husband and I decided to walk through them afterwards. It took us a while to find the opened gate in which to enter the cemetery, but with a local's help we finally did! We had a guide/map which gave information on some of the people... 更多
Not only is this filled with interesting historical information you would never imagine getting from a graveyard, but the staff is wonderful. The man who did our tour came in on his time off, just for us, to give us this tour. He was wonderful and full of all sorts of background information and stories. My husband and I loved... 更多
Beautiful historic cemetery. Take time to stop and read some of epitaphs. Some can be a little humorous, most very touching. Great for pictures. Please watch your step though. Lots of snarly old tree roots and old walkways that jut out and can trip you easily.
This was a thoroughly enjoyable visit to the past. Buy the guide pamphlet for a dollar (just inside the entrance) and stop and read the stories for the 28 markers scattered around the cemetery. DAR folks will love the history as well as anyone who enjoys a peak at the past. Well maintained and shows the area's deep roots in... 更多
Located in a really cute part of town. Nice houses and shady streets. The burial ground was beautiful with huge, old live oaks throughout and tons of resurrection ferns. Very peaceful. They have self guided maps available as well as tours.
Our family loves old burying grounds, so this was right up our alley. You can take a guided tour or stroll on your own, which is what we did. A pamphlet is provided at the entrance. We had a fun time following the map and reading about all the different people and their histories. ****Free****
Beautiful setting, intriguing stories as you stroll as far into history as 1711...it feels like the ancient Moss covered trees create a haunting canopy that hides this historic burial site from the modern world...the self guided tour takes about an hour...and is well worth the time...awesome!!