Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Magnolia Cemetery

Marker ID: SCHM 42-7
Location: Magnolia Cemetery, Magnolia Street, Spartanburg
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 57.298    W 081° 56.253
  34.954967    -81.93755
Style: Free Standing **


In 1838, Jesse Cleveland deeded 21/2 acres of this land, including the village cemetery, to the town of Spartanburg for a graveyard. It was enlarged in 1868 by the purchase of 11/8 acres from Robert E. Cleveland. The earliest legible inscription is found on the marker to Robert Walker, who died in 1810. Many of Spartanburg´s early civic, educational, and political´• leaders are buried here.

Erected by Spartanburg Garden Club Council - 1976


Two sided - Grave of William Walker