Plantation Trace / Cuthbert

Greenwood Cemetery

322 Hamilton Street
Cuthbert, GA 39840

229-732-2683
  • Entrance into Greenwood Cemetery

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  • Confederate Soldier Statue with soldiers graves

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  • Historical Marker of Confederate dead and Hospitals

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Greenwood Cemetery was the site of the First Methodist Church of Cuthbert. "Shady Grove," a building made of logs and a campground combination, served as the church from 1843 to 1851. The burying grounds remain today with many tombstones and old graves. Well-known people who are buried here are Dr. A.L. Hamilton, president of Andrew College during the Civil War, and his wife, Eudora, who was the only female president of Andrew College; Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Sr., Educator, his wife, Ozie Chapman Henderson, and their son, Fletcher Jr., renown jazz composer and musician. Also, the graves of 24 Confederate soldiers that died at Hood Hospital located at Andrew College are buried here. The statue of the Confederate soldier with the broken hand was relocated to stand guard after it was blown off of the monument on the square by the cyclone of 1909. There are many other historic cemeteries in Randolph County, as well as Cuthbert and Shelllman.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages