Magnolia Cemetery

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  • Charleston: Magnolia Cemetery Nighttime Tour

    1. Charleston: Magnolia Cemetery Nighttime Tour

    With an expert guide, enjoy a 90-minute walking tour to uncover the best of Magnolia Cemetery’s history, mystery, and spirits. Hear startling stories such as the unsolved murdered socialite, an outraged politician that ordered his butler’s execution, and scandalous tragedies that are never told in history books. Originally a 1790’s rice plantation, Magnolia Cemetery was founded in 1849 on the banks of the Cooper River in Downtown Charleston. Home to 35,000 permanent residents, including authors and poets, artists, Confederate generals and soldiers, prominent politicians, bootleggers, prostitutes, and socialites. Magnolia Cemetery served as a Confederate encampment to defend the city from the Union bombardment during the Civil War. Over 2,000 Confederate soldiers lay at rest in Magnolia, including the eight-man Hunley crew, eighty-four soldiers who fought in the battle at Gettysburg, and...

    My husband and I went on the 9:30 tour. It was alot of fun and kind of spooky.Thr guide was knowledgeable and entertaining..I would recommend

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What people are saying about Magnolia Cemetery

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

We had a great time .. I have been to Savannah Georgia and New Orleans and Charleston has been by far the spookiest place I have been to.. Randy gave us a great experience and made it fun with his great antidotes of being a true Charlestonian .

My husband and I went on the 9:30 tour. It was alot of fun and kind of spooky.Thr guide was knowledgeable and entertaining..I would recommend

Great experience learning about the history of the cemetery, and the tour guide was fantastic! Would recommend this to anyone.

Wonderfully creepy history cemetery tour. Ben was nice, honest and very knowledgeable with a sense of humor..

We loved the night time tour! Our guide was an excellent guide!