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)
Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston, South Carolina) is located in the US
Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston, South Carolina)
Nearest cityCharleston, South Carolina
Coordinates32°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
Area92 acres (37 ha)
ArchitectEdward C. Jones
NRHP reference #78002502[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 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 Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ McNulty, Kappy; Nenie Dixon; 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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