Downtown Charleston, South Carolina, has a number of old church graveyards. The Circular Church contains many different styles of markers and is the oldest burial ground in the city.
About 500 markers remain, there are another 620 people in the church records who are here but the stones are gone.
Earliest unmarked grave: 1695
Earliest inscribed gravestone: 1729
Number of burials before 1776: 150
Number of burials for people who were born before 1800: 450