The Above Ground Cemetery In South Carolina That’s Equal Parts Creepy And Fascinating
By this point, most native South Carolinians are familiar with the period practice of burying the dead in an above ground grave that’s nothing at all like a sealed crypt or mausoleum. It’s simply a brick and mortar (or just mortar) encasement with a cover bearing a few kind words about the dearly departed, including their name and birth/death dates.
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Have you visited a cemetery with broken above-ground graves in South Carolina? Did it make you uneasy, sad, or both?
Want to visit Biggin Church ruins and walk through this beautiful old cemetery? You’ll find it on Highway 402, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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