Darlington Memorial Cemetery
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Darlington Memorial Cemetery
Darlington Memorial Cemetery
Darlington Memorial Cemetery is located in South Carolina
Darlington Memorial Cemetery
Darlington Memorial Cemetery is located in the United States
Darlington Memorial Cemetery
LocationAve. D and Friendship St., Darlington, South Carolina
Coordinates34°17?34?N 79°51?22?W / 34.29278°N 79.85611°W / 34.29278; -79.85611Coordinates: 34°17?34?N 79°51?22?W / 34.29278°N 79.85611°W / 34.29278; -79.85611
Area9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built1890 (1890)
NRHP reference #05000576[1]
Added to NRHPJune 9, 2005

Darlington Memorial Cemetery, also known as the Darlington Community Cemetery or the Darlington City Cemetery, is a historic African-American cemetery located at Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina. The cemetery dates from 1890, and until 1946 it was the only African-American cemetery within the city limits of Darlington. It was expanded by four additional acres in 1946, for a total of approximately nine acres. There are approximately 1,900 graves in the cemetery, with most burials dating from the early- to mid-20th century.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Mary L. Warsaw-Capers (March 1, 2005). "Darlington Memorial Cemetery" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places Registration: Darlington Community Cemetery; Darlington City Cemetery (including Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Bethel A.M.E. Church Cemetery, and St. James Methodist Church Cemetery). Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "Darlington Memorial Cemetery, Darlington County (Avenue D and Friendship St., Darlington)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2014.

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