Burial Sites & Cemeteries

There are several burial sites and cemeteries located on the state parks that are accessible to the public.  Here is a list of the most popular ones.  Below, you can find out more information on the parks where these burial sites are located.


Isaac Hayne Historical Burial Site

The Isaac Hayne Historic Burial Site interprets the story of Isaac Hayne, who was executed by the British during the Revolutionary War, and preserves the site of his grave and other family members.  Find out more about the site and the tombstone transcriptions.


Francis Marion Historical Burial Site

The story of the Revolutionary War hero known as the Swamp Fox is told at the Francis Marion Historic Burial Site. Marion and others are buried in what was once a plantation cemetery.


Thomas Sumter Memorial Park

This site near Stateburg, South Carolina, commemorates General Thomas Sumter, the famous Revolutionary War partisan known as “the Gamecock.” Here visitors can see the Sumter family cemetery and the historic monument honoring General Sumter.


St. George's Church Cemetery at Colonial Dorchester

One of the remnants of the village of Dorchester at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site is the cemetery of St. George’s Church. Much of the history of Dorchester and the nearby town of Summerville can be read in the cemetery’s gravestones.

Brochures that allow you to take a self-guided tour are available at these sites.

Andrew Jackson State Park
Andrew Jackson State Park combines history, art and community activities into a setting that has made it one of the S.C. State Park Service’s most popular attractions.

The only park...
Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site
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Cannons boom. Muskets bark. Interpretive rangers in 17th century dress tend heirloom crops. They’re all part of Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site.

Here...
Colleton State Park
The Cypress Swamp Nature Trail, campgrounds, ballfield, picnicking and easy access to the Edisto River – all these attractions make Colleton State Park an ideal destination for the veteran paddler...
Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site
Visitors to Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site are walking into a rare look at a remarkably preserved past.

An archaeological treasure, the park rests on the site of Dorchester, a...
Croft State Park
Croft State Park is a big park with lots to do. A green retreat in the heart of fast-growing Spartanburg County, the park offers more than 17 miles of biking...
Givhans Ferry State Park
Givhans Ferry State Park is the perfect place to take a float down the serene Edisto River, the longest free-flowing blackwater stream in North America.

On the dry side, Givhans...
Landsford Canal State Park
A broad river, rich history and rare, hardy wildflowers come together at Landsford Canal State Park.

Stretched along the Catawba River along the South Carolina fall line, the park is...
Paris Mountain State Park
A renovated historic bathhouse serves as the new hub of activities at popular Paris Mountain State Park.

Once a rural retreat, the mountainside park now is a treasured green space...
Rivers Bridge State Historic Site
Site of one of the Confederacy’s last stands against General William T. Sherman’s sweep across the South, the still-intact earthen fortifications at Rivers Bridge State Historic Site bear silent witness...
Santee State Park
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