Old House Graveyard

Historic Property
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Street Address:
Old House Rd.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R600 016 000 0076 0000
Date Surveyed:
December 16 1996
Construction Date:
19th century
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Current Use:
Signficant Architectural Features:
350' by 250' site with at least 29 unmarked depressions, 3 stone markers from first quarter of 20th century. Wooden markers have disappeared. Two markers indicate modern burials of pet dogs. Not visited during field work.
Historical Information:
Two military-issue markers, undated, for local men who enlisted with the 21st Regiment, United States Colored Troops, in 1864. One stone marker for Dolly Alston Hamilton, d. 1821. Probably at least 100 burials for Spring Island slaves and freedmen, dat
Source of Historical Information:
Michael Trinkley, ed., The Second Phase of Archaeological Survey on Spring Island, Beaufort County, South Carolina: Investigation of Prehistoric and Historic Settlement Patterns on an Isolated Sea Island, Chicora Foundation Research Series 20 (Columbia
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