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22

Feb

2013

SC

Antipedo Baptist Cemetery And Civil War Memorial (Georgetown, SC)

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entrance to the Antipedo Baptist Cemetery and Civil War Monument

 

The Antipedo Baptist Cemetery is located at the intersection of Church Street (Highway 17) and Screven Street in Georgetown, South Carolina.  A white-washed sheet metal Civil War Monument is the centerpiece of the cemetery – the monument was originally located on Broad Street, near Prince George Winyah Church (you can see the monument in it’s original location here) but was later relocated to the cemetery.  The Civil War Monument was The Confederate Monument was created to memorialize Company A of the 10th S.C. Volunteer Infantry Regiment.  The cemetery is open to the public, and it’s a nice stop if you’re driving through Georgetown and want to get some air, stretch your legs a bit – and breath in a bit of history.

The historical marker for the Old Baptist Cemetery was erected by the First Baptist Church of Georgetown, South Carolina in 1983 (Marker No. 22-17 in the Historical Marker Database).  A list of those known to be buried in the cemetery can be found here.