Charleston's Historic Cemeteries, South Carolina (Images of America Series)

Charleston's Historic Cemeteries, South Carolina (Images of America Series)

by Frank Karpiel with a Foreword by Harlan Greene

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ISBN-13: 9781467110235
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 08/05/2013
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 575,958
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Images of America: Charleston’s Historic Cemeteries offers a selection of the most interesting images and stories from local and national archives and museums, along with a map to guide visitors. Author Frank Karpiel is a historian and educator living in Charleston.

Table of Contents

Featured Cemeteries 6

Acknowledgments 6

Foreword 7

Introduction 8

1 Changing American Traditions of Mourning 11

2 Church Street and Vicinity 15

First Baptist Cemetery, French Huguenot Churchyard, and St. Philip's Churchyard 15

3 Meeting Street and Vicinity 37

First Scots (Presbyterian) Cemetery, St. Michael's Episcopal Cemetery, Circular Congregational Churchyard, and St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery

4 King Street and Archdale Street 67

Gateway Walk, Unitarian Church Cemetery, St-John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery

5 Calhoun Street and North 85

Second Presbyterian Church Cemetery, African-American Funeral Homes, Bethel United Methodist Cemetery, Brown and MacPhelah Fellowship Societies, Elizabeth Jackson (marker), Cathedral of St. Luke & St. Paul Episcopal Cemetery, and Coming Street Hebrew Cemetery (Beth Elohim)

6 Outside Downtown Charleston 115

Magnolia Cemetery

Bibliography 127

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