Magnolia Cemetery

Magnolia Cemetery (HM3YY)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 27.851', W 81° 57.455'

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Covering seven city blocks, the cemetery was begun on a part of the de L'Aigle Plantation and Brick Yard, donated by the Nicholas de L'Aigie family. It became known as the City Cemetery in 1818 and was later named for its stately magnolia trees.

Among those buried here are seven Confederate Generals (Alexander, Bryan, Girardy, Jackson, Smith, Stovall and Wright); poets Paul Hamilton Hayne, James Ryder Randall and Richard Henry Wilde; Augusta mayors George W. Evans and William White Holt; Georgia legislators John Shelton Davidson and Gen. Thomas Glascock; Revolutionary hero John Martin and heroine Susannah MacMurphy; author Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas; and educator Julia Anna Flisch.

Those within many walks of life, religions and nationalities are here. Headstone symbols include circles, columns, doves, eagles, hourglasses, ivy, roses, torches and the weeping willow.

Some designated sections are those for Confederate, Federal Civil War, Greek, Jewish, charity, churches and orphans.
HM NumberHM3YY
Year Placed2004
Placed ByReverend Pierre Robert Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII C
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 411016 N 3703158
Decimal Degrees33.46418333, -81.95758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.851', W 81° 57.455'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 51.06" N, 81° 57' 27.30" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-899 3rd St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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