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Interesting and informative.

Very peaceful and interesting. Pick up the pamphlet when you enter and replace when you leave... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Greg P
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Florida
Beautiful space to wander

It doesn't take much time to wander through this old cemetary. Find some interesting old names... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Barb J
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Bellingham, Washington
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very peaceful and interesting. Pick up the pamphlet when you enter and replace when you leave. Fascinating information about the individuals who are buried there. Four of us found it most enjoyable to just meditate and experience the history and surroundings of this area. Well...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It doesn't take much time to wander through this old cemetary. Find some interesting old names, admire the old trees, listen to the cicadas. A "must-see" when touring Beaufort.

Thank Barb J
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Make sure to get the pamphlet describing who is buried there. It is not a very big cemetery but it is very interesting!

Thank Leila A
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Someone told us about this while we were in Beaufort. We originally weren't planning on going through it, but ended up walking down the street it's on and decided to go in. We were very glad we did. This was a very interesting place and...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This may the most interesting cemetery I've ever visited. Lot of OLD history, some sad, some strange but all interesting. Located next to Anne Street Methodist Church but kept up by the Town of Beaufort. If you like visiting cemeteries rich with history, I'd suggest...More

Thank ZaztheOne
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

While in Beaufort, do visit the Old Burial Ground. Your tour can be self-guided or you can get a paid guide from the BHA. Don't miss the grave of British soldier buried standing up and the young girl buried in a rum barrel.

2  Thank pmm19502018
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I use to work across the street from this graveyard, and would pass the gates frequently on my breaks...and this graveyard was always cooler and darker than anything around it. This graveyard is historical and it's a great place to visit for the history buff...More

1  Thank rutheb2014
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I'm one of those people who really enjoys walking through old cemeteries. For me, the older the better. The Beaufort Old Burying Ground is definitely worth a visit. The cemetery provides a map at the entrance for $1 which is recommended to get the most...More

1  Thank Nina I
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We recently visited this site on a school field trip. We had a guided tour that lasted about 45 minutes. The guide was an excellent story teller and kept the kids attention well. I would recommend that you use the tour guide to get the...More

3  Thank Greensboroncfamily
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Make sure you go on The Ghost Walk to learn even more about the History in this area! Great for everyone! So much fun!!!

1  Thank AliciaT1453
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Response from cheeky43 | Reviewed this property |
No charge to enter the burying ground, but they ask a $1 for the brochure with brief commentary on a number of the graves. Not sure what the current fee is for a tour guide, but sometimes you get a free short tour with a... More
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