Old House Graveyard
Old House Rd.;(Beaufort County)
R600 016 000 0076 0000
December 16 1996
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.
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