Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina

Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina

The town no longer exists, but an old church and cemetery remain.

Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina
Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina

Veterans from the US Civil War have the traditional metal military marker.

Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina
Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina

A small historical sign on a side road pointed us here. Like many southern towns it was named, and built, around the local court house. Appomattox Court House, location of the end of the US Civil War is another example.

Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina
Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina
Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina
Cemetery At Pickens Court House, South Carolina

There are newer headstones and CSA markers here since many grave sites were moved here when the area was flooded to create a hydroelectric plant.

 

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