Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia

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#11 of 14 in Historic Sites in Columbia
Elmwood Cemetery is a historic rural cemetery located at Columbia, South Carolina. It was established in 1854, and expanded in 1921. The older section is heavily wooded and has a section devoted to Confederate dead.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
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  • It was very hard to find the enclosure for the confederate soldiers at the cemetery, but we found it because of the bare flagpoles placed at the area.A very large oak shelters the plot. The graves are...  more »
  • This is a beautiful cemetery with a ton of history intertwined. You can take ghost tours and regular tours or you can drive through yourself.  more »
  • The grounds themselves seem to be very well maintained. The office staff was very helpful in finding me a particular grave I was searching for. It could be better along the lines of already having a m...  more »
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