Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground, Beaufort

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Old Burying Ground is a historic cemetery located at Beaufort, Carteret County, North Carolina. It was established in 1724. There are approximately 200 stones from the pre-American Civil War era, approximately 45 from the war period, about 150 from 1865 to 1900, and a few 20th-century markers. A notable burial is of Otway Burns, a naval hero in the War of 1812.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
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  • What a great place to walk, touring with a guide or on your own. This is a small in-village cemetery with incredible stories that you can obtain from the local tour office whether you go on a walking-...  more »
  • Make sure you have the guide to familiarize yourself with the rich history of Beaufort, NC and the souls that are buried in the very old church graveyard. These were people just like you and I that wa...  more »
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  • It's a solom place. Very well maintained grounds and markers. It's quiet and reflective. I am glad that I was able to take it in and experience it on a nice day. My compliments to the community for taking such good care of it and for preserving the history.
  • Closed due to the hurricane. The cemetery looks amazing from the outside, I can't wait to come back!

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