Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Tabernacle Cemetery

Marker ID: SCHM 24-5
Location: SC 254 between Greenwood and Cokesbury
County: Greenwood
Coordinates: N 34° 15.98    W 082° 11.252
  34.26633333    -82.18753333
Style: Free Standing **


One thousand feet east is Tabernacle Cemetery on the site of Tabernacle Methodist Church and Tabernacle Academy. Buried here are Generals M. W. Gary and N. G. Evans and other Confederate veterans. Mount Ariel and Cokesbury Conference School developed from Tabernacle Academy, which was organized in 1820 by Stephen Olin.

Erected in 1967 by Robert A Walker and John McKellan Reynolds Chapters, United Daughters of the Confederacy.