Other inhabitants include a child who died at sea and was buried in a keg of rum, as well as the great privateer Captain Otway Burns and the crew of the who died when their schooner went aground at Shackleford Banks during a January storm in 1886.
Download a Tour Map Self-guided tour maps are also available inside the gates of the Old Burying Ground and at the Welcome Center on Turner Street.
Many graves are marked with shell, brick, or wooden slabs because stone markers would have to have been brought from afar by wooden sailing vessels.
Others have vaulted markers, which were covered in brick to protect them from high water and wild animals and are characteristic of many historic seaport towns.
Resting Place of Robert Smalls/Tabernacle Baptist Church 47.
We would like to see some of South Carolina mountains, monuments, some history of South Carolina. " Suzann Whiteley says: "Dancing in the Waterfront Pavilion, carriage rides through the beautiful streets, visiting the lovely Bookstore on main street, enjoying a afternoon sitting on the swings on the waterfront, I would love to come to your Tour of Homes sometime.
Nearby Karoo National Park deserves a good look as well.
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North Carolina’s third oldest town, Beaufort lies on the coast bordering the southern tip of the Outer Banks.
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