Drop by or leisurely explore Greenville’s hallowed sites by visiting the city’s historic cemeteries, Richland Cemetery and Springwood Cemetery. These cemeteries are living museums to honor the city’s rich and fascinating past and celebrate its future.
Cemeteries are among our most valuable historic resources revealing information about the people, events, religion, genealogy, and lifestyles of Greenville's departed. These historical repositories are full of treasures, rich symbolism, and beautiful gardens that provide a tangible link to our past. In addition to providing a final resting place for our ancestors, the grounds reveal additional secrets through their layouts and marker designs. They reveal information about the nature and quality of the materials, the craftsmanship and symbolism of the markers, and provide clues about how the presence of the cemetery influenced the surrounding neighborhood.