Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston, South Carolina)

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Magnolia Cemetery
Magnolia Cemetery, Van der Horst Mausoleum, Cunningham Avenue, Charleston (Charleston County, South Carolina).jpg
Vanderhorst Mausoleum
Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston, South Carolina) is located in South Carolina
Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston, South Carolina)
Nearest city Charleston, South Carolina
Coordinates 32°49′6″N 79°56′32″W / 32.81833°N 79.94222°W / 32.81833; -79.94222Coordinates: 32°49′6″N 79°56′32″W / 32.81833°N 79.94222°W / 32.81833; -79.94222
Area 92 acres (37 ha)
Built 1850
Architect Edward C. Jones
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002502[1]
Added to NRHP March 24, 1978

Magnolia Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina.[2][3] It was dedicated in 1850; Charles Fraser delivered the dedication address.[4] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District in 1978.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ McNulty, Kappy; Nenie Dixon and Elias B. Bull (August 23, 1976). "Magnolia Cemetery" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston County (off U.S. Hwy. 52, Charleston vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Alfred L. Brophy, "These Great and Beautiful Republics of the Dead": Public Constitutionalism and the Antebellum Cemetery
  5. ^ "John D. Newcomer Found Dead at 64". Charleston News & Courier. December 31, 1931. p. 1. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report, details obtained from Casualty Record.

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