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Magnolia Cemetery

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1850/00/00 Edward C Jones Architect Charles Fraser delivers the dedication address for the Magnolia Cemetery. The original Receiving Tomb survives along with the superintendent's office (c 1805), three 1890s structures, five mausoleums and many examples of cemetery art.
1865/08/25 Isabella Johannes Middleton Huger Died Isabella Johannes Middleton Huger passes away. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina.
1887/09/06 William Aiken Jr Died William Aiken Jr dies in Flat Rock, North Carolina. He is buried in Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston.
1894/00/00 Edward C Jones Architect Cotton factor, William Burroughs Smith, the richest man in Charleston, died at his residence on Broad St, 23 June 1892. His remains rested 30 months in the Magnolia Cemetery Receiving Tomb, while his mausoleum is built by the Charleston Granite Works.
1919/01/25 Eliza Middleton Huger Smith Died Eliza Middleton Huger Smith dies in Charleston, South Carolina. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston.
1958/02/03 Alice Ravenel Huger Smith Died Alice Ravenel Huger Smith dies in Charleston, South Carolina. She is buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston.
2004/04/17 George Erasmus Dixon Memoriam Remains of George Dixon and the HUNLEY's crewmen are buried in Magnolia Cemetery. His home Lodge, now known as Mobile-McCormick Lodge No 40, and the Masonic Grand Lodges of Alabama and South Carolina participated in the military and Masonic funeral rites. H L HUNLEY's Final Mission

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Particulars for Magnolia Cemetery:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Historic Use Cemetery
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Owner Private
Area of Significance Social History
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 24th March 1978

Registry Name: Magnolia Cemetery
Registry Address: N of Charleston off U.S. 52
Registry Number: 78002502
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Jones,Edward C.
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 92
Contributing Buildings: 4
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 6
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Art, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1850
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Cemetery

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