Graniteville Cemetery

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Graniteville Cemetery
Street Address:
S. side Gregg Highway, .6 ml. E. of int. w/Laurel Drive, Graniteville, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
April 23 1986
Construction Date:
circa 1860
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Signficant Architectural Features:
Graniteville Cemetery: Covers 8-10 acres; wooded lot; section to W. appears to be oldest section; many family plots surrounded by cast-iron fenee3, brick walls, etc.; interesting mix of marker types from monumental markers to several wooden markers; lattice gazebo OUTBUILDINGS: N/A
Historical Information:
Graniteville Cemetery created ca. 1860, has served as the town’s principal cemetery since that time; inscription examples. Giles Grantbury, died 12 Dec. 1904; Elmena, wife of W. S. Routon, died 5 May 1888; Ella Jane, infant daughter of James & Mary Rierden, died 23 Feb. 1862; Mr3. Emma B. Hard, died Nov. 1859
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County