North Carolina Cemeteries

  • Maplewood Cemetery

    Dating to 1869, soldiers and war veterans, tobacco magnates and community leaders rest here. Six Italian marble figures surround Carr family plot. Many gravesites marked with Victorian funeral art.

  • Geer Cemetery

    Founded in 1876 as the first cemetery for African-Americans in Durham. Margaret Faucette, founder of White Rock Baptist Church, and Edian Markham, founder of St. Joseph'

  • Episcopal Cemetery

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Contains an important collection of gravestones and cast iron fences that illustrate funerary traditions of the 19th and early 20

  • Historic National Cemetery and Confederate Prison Site

    Dedicated in 1874, this is the final resting place for veterans of all wars. Buried in 18 trench graves are 11,700

  • Providence Burial Ground

    Burial ground of prominent African-American, free blacks and military people from late 18th century and 19th century. Notables buried there include: Thomas Barnswell, free black and noted builder;

  • City Cemetery

    Thomasville's cemetery is one of only a handful in the United States that has both Confederate and Union soldiers buried together.

  • Confederate Cemetery

    The cemetery serves as the final resting place for 52 Confederate soldiers from the states of VA, NC, SC &

  • Riverside Cemetery

    Visit one of Asheville's oldest Historic cemeteries and final resting place for many of Asheville's early prominent citizens,including the famous authors Thomas Wolfe and O.Henry. Open daily 8am-8

  • Willow Dale Cemetery

    In early 1853

  • Beechwood Cemetery

    Contains graves of many of Durham'

  • Wilmington National Cemetery

    Long hosted by the New Hanover County Veterans Council, this program features patriotic music, a short address, and a recurring presentation of "A Veteran Is,"

  • Settler's Cemetery

    The oldest city-owned graveyard and the only 18th century site remaining in the center city, which has recently had a $500,000 restoration. Charlotteans were buried here from 1776-1884.

  • Oakdale Cemetery

    Chartered in 1852, this landscaped 165-acre Victorian-era burying ground contains graves of Confederate veterans, including Mrs. Rose O'

  • British Cemetery

    Much activity took place off the shores of Ocracoke Island during World War II. In May of 1942

  • Quaker Meadows Cemetery

    (c. 1767 - 1879) Historic Cemetery. 59 graves associated with early white settlement in western North Carolina. Available by Appointment Only.

  • Historic Oakwood Cemetery

    Adjacent to Historic Oakwood, Oakwood Cemetery is the resting place of 2,800 Confederate soldiers, five Civil War generals, seven governors and numerous US Senators. Established in 1869

  • Garriss Cemetery

    Watha cemetery, and burial spot for David Brinkley's grandparents.