This Unusual Ancient Burial Practice In South Carolina May Surprise You
Admirers of funerary art and those seeking a quiet, reflecting experience within the most beautiful cemeteries in the South, often find themselves on a pilgrimage to South Carolina to visit the old historic cemeteries that dot the landscape in the Palmetto State.
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Have you ever seen a Receiving Tomb (other than the two shown above) in South Carolina? We’d love to know!
For another ancient burial custom here in the Palmetto State, keep reading here to learn another, odd way people devised to keep from being buried alive.
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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