State Cemetery

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State Cemetery

Also known as Penitentiary Cemetery

Behind Elmwood Cemetery
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Memorials 289 added (14% photographed)

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This cemetery operated from 1883 to 1987, when the last prisoner was interred there, and contains approximately 330 graves. The Chicora Foundation estimates that there are perhaps 1,200 burials within the fenced area and to the east, outside the fence.


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GPS Coordinates: 34.01167, -81.05628

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #71448