Tabernacle Cemetery

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Tabernacle Cemetery
Tabernacle Cemetery 3.jpg
Tabernacle Cemetery, March 2012
Tabernacle Cemetery is located in South Carolina
Tabernacle Cemetery
Tabernacle Cemetery is located in the United States
Tabernacle Cemetery
LocationTabernacle Cemetery Rd., just east of South Carolina Highway 254, near Greenwood, South Carolina
Coordinates34°16′00″N 82°11′02″W / 34.26667°N 82.18389°W / 34.26667; -82.18389Coordinates: 34°16′00″N 82°11′02″W / 34.26667°N 82.18389°W / 34.26667; -82.18389
Area3.5 acres (1.4 ha)
Built1812 (1812)
NRHP reference #08000736[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 1, 2008

Tabernacle Cemetery is a historic cemetery located near Greenwood, Greenwood County, South Carolina. It was established in 1812, and includes the graves of many prominent citizens of Abbeville and Edgefield Districts and later Greenwood County as well, from the early-19th through the 20th centuries. It is the only cemetery in South Carolina where two Confederate Generals, namely brothers-in-law Nathan George Evans and Martin Witherspoon Gary, are buried. Most graves date from about 1812 to about 1950. The cemetery contains approximately 132 marked graves.[2][3]

The cemetery was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Missy Lowery and J. Tracy Power (June 2008). "Tabernacle Cemetery" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Tabernacle Cemetery, Greenwood County (just E. of S.C. Hwy. 254, Greenwood vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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