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Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground

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Address: 400 block of Ann Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
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it was so creepy. and there was a girl who had beads and stuff all over her grave. i didnt like it:(

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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North Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it was so creepy. and there was a girl who had beads and stuff all over her grave. i didnt like it:(

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went during the old homes weekend. That is when they open all the old homes to tours. There are both self guided and guided tours, go with the guided tour and you get to hear all the stories of some of the people buried there, like the English sailor buried standing towards his home nation and the child who... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Graveyard gives a sense if history in beaufort. Donations are accepted and encourage. It's a free event so why not support.

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West Milford, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know what it is about old graveyards, but we enjoy visiting them and have a glimpse of earlier times thought the inscriptions on the stone. This is a very old burying site and it has the added benefit of an informative map available at the gate to lead you to specific graves. Mosquitoes can be pests in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting. I really liked that there was information provided regarding several of the grave sites. Those sites were numbered and easy to find.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Old Burying Ground is really fascinating. If you love history (and you know we do!), don't miss a visit to this cemetery when you are in Beaufort! There are maps of the cemetery at the gate -- be sure to pick one up! Many of the graves are numbered and the corresponding numbers on the map provide fascinating details... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you are looking for a great way to spend an hour or two for FREE go to the Old Burying ground. It is self guided and offers interesting historical stories for some of those who are buried here. It is an old graveyard with interesting vegetation and trees--a great place for photographers as well. If you are a history... More 

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Huntington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Good place to visit to learn some unique history of the area and of certain people buried here. Pamphlet that you could pick up gave interesting information. You must see the girl in the rum barrel.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This cemetery is a must see in my opinion as it provides historical perspective. A walk through the cemetery is markedly enhanced by the pamphlets which can be obtained at the cemetery entrance. Although I visited on a slightly cool day, I can only imagine that this site would provide welcome relief from the sun during the summer. Caution is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday with church in session next door. Congregation members were voluntarily offering advise and directions on the entrance to the burial site. By the way, the gate is on Ann Street, beside the Methodist Church. Very interesting place. Old tombstones. An excellent walking guide available to the right as you enter the gate, but unfortunately for the... More 

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