St. Philip's Graveyard

142 Church ST

Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: (843) 722-7734

City: Charleston

Region: Coastal & Islands

St. Philip's Graveyard

Buried here are revolutionaries, politicians, confederates and artists. Among then are Col. William Rhett, known as the "Scourge of the Pirates," charged with bringing the murderous Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet to justice. Gen. Moultrie, the great defender of Charleston against the British, is here. Edward Rutledge, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Charles Pinckney, a signer of the Constitution, and John C. Calhoun, a US senator and vice president of the US also are interred here.

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