Old Greenwood Cemetery
|Location||503 E. Cambridge Ave., Greenwood, South Carolina|
|Area||1.5 acres (0.61 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||02000115|
|Added to NRHP||March 01, 2002|
Old Greenwood Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Greenwood, Greenwood County, South Carolina. Established around the year 1860, the Old Greenwood Cemetery is a historic burial place in the said city. It is significant because of being the oldest cemetery in the area. This being said, it has also become the resting place for many prominent figures in the locale.
The Old Greenwood Cemetery was built as a graveyard for the old Main Street Methodist Church. It was laid out in the original site of the said church with an acre and a half of land area. It contains about 350 graves of pioneers and locals.
The descendants of the people buried on the Old Greenwood Cemetery mostly take responsibility in caring for the site. They work hard to keep vandals away and maintain the site the best that they can.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- Lewis, Heather (September 12, 2001). "Old Greenwood Cemetery" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- "Old Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood County (503 E. Cambridge Ave., Greenwood)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
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