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Elmwood Cemetery

501 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2331
+1 803-252-2133
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Beautiful Cemetery overall.

The grounds themselves seem to be very well maintained. The office staff was very helpful in... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
bam_and_maize
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Hermitage, Tennessee
One of the oldest cemeteries in Columbia

I love to ride through this cemetery and look at all of the old headstones. You will find an area... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
CEpting
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Chapin, South Carolina
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14 Apr 2017
“Beautiful Cemetery overall.”
4 May 2016
“One of the oldest cemeteries in Columbia”
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501 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201-2331
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

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 map already made pointing out notable burials, seeing as...More

1  Thank bam_and_maize
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I love to ride through this cemetery and look at all of the old headstones. You will find an area set aside for soldiers of the Civil War, there is a spot for a lot of the nuns, and you will see a lot of...More

Thank CEpting
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is an odd place to review. I am doing so because I went there with family and TA asked if I would review it. This is a large, clean and well kept cemetery. There are many old family plots here. It was great to...More

Thank bsnestrvler
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is an old cemetery that has served Columbia for years. Take your time and see all sections of the grounds. This spot will teach you a history lesson with only a few steps. Walk to the back and you will notice the area reserved...More

2  Thank jeoiwo
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We unfortunately had to bury a baby there. The special baby section was beautifully maintained and the spot was even free. I had the privilege of helping the grieving family as their Pastor.

Thank Jed S
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a historical wonder for Columbia. There is a Yankee area and a Rebel area. It is very interesting to walk around. Plus it is still an active functioning cemetery. It is peaceful, educational and contemplative area

Thank icatlady
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Interesting old cemetery that had many bodies moved from downtown Columbia to the at that time suburban cemetery.

Thank Gordon993
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Went there for the annual Ghost Tour. Last about hour and found a lot about the City of Columbia I didn't know. Highly recommended

1  Thank steve650
Reviewed 30 October 2014

A large an old cemetery. recently drove through again to observe the stones and tombs. as a history buff, this place fascinates me. many power brokers from South Carolina s past are buried here. The section with the civil War graves is powerful. just walking...More

1  Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Situated on a hilly tract near the Broad River, Elmwood Memorial Cemetery (not “Cemetary”) is old (1854), big (168 acres), and historically significant enough to be National Register-listed. Elmwood has two distinct sections built in different eras. The older “rural cemetery” to the south, which...More

4  Thank Citallwic
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