Magnolia Cemetery

Poet James Ryder Randall, author of "Maryland, My Maryland" also rests in Magnolia Cemetary. Its eastern wall was a defensive line for the city in 1864 and bears patches from wartime cannon emplacements.

Walk with the Spirits

Historic Augusta's annual cemetery tour, Walk with the Spirits, returns this October! Reserve your spot to "Walk with the Spirits" through the historic Magnolia and Cedar Grove cemeteries on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7. Experience history come alive as we celebrate the cemeteries' bicentennials! During a 45-minute guided tour with a "spirit" dressed in period costume, patrons will join Historic Augusta on a special trip through Augusta's past and learn about the city's most notable citizens. Along the route, additional spirits will enlighten the group with details of their lives and accomplishments. For more information about tour times and tickets, visit www.historicaugusta.org.