Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405| Map |
As the final resting place for 2,200 Civil War veterans and 84 South Carolinians who fell at Gettysburg and were reinterred here, Magnolia Cemetery is a focal point for remembrance of the Confederacy in Charleston. Many congressmen, governors, senators and representatives are also buried at this iconic cemetery that attracts history buffs and tourists. Massive stone crosses and crumbling brick tombs are set against a backdrop of ancient oaks draped with moss and lagoons trimmed with cattails.
Ratings by kids' ages
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- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
While Magnolia Cemetery may not seem like a kid-friendly place to visit, it’s worth strolling along the ancient grounds rich with American history. Parents can share Civil War history with kids while pointing out tombstones, elaborately carved Gothic monuments and marble towers.
Address: 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina 29405| Map
Hours: Mon-Sun sunrise-sunset More Info
Price: Free More Info