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Historic Charleston

One of the oldest cities in the country, Charleston is often described as a living museum with its numerous historic sites. Explore the city’s rich past at these historic locations.

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Magnolia Cemetery

This historic cemetery is the oldest public cemetery in Charleston. Founded in 1849, Magnolia Cemetery is located on the banks of Cooper River and is the final resting place for famous Southerners, like politician William Aiken, Jr., author John Bennett and over 2,200 Civil War soldiers.

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