Surrounded by 100-year-old oak trees, Dorchester Memory Gardens is the perfect perpetual care cemetery to ensure the future care of your loved one's final resting place.

Dorchester Memory Gardens is a beautiful 44-acre cemetery, established in 1978 by the Dyal family of Summerville, SC. The cemetery sits 65 feet above sea level to avoid flooding and is divided into several different gardens, each with an individual theme: Garden of Peace, Garden of Devotion, Field of Honor, Blessed Mother Catholic Garden, Companion Garden, Jewish-Oaklawn Garden, Greek Orthodox Christian Garden, Private Family Estates and two cremation Reflection Gardens. Convenient paved roads and concrete walkways wind through the gardens for ease of accessibility.

The cemetery also features The Chapel of Memories Mausoleum that provides 1551 crypt spaces and 312 single urn niches for families choosing above ground entombment or inurnment. The main chapel of the mausoleum offers side-by-side, true companion, couch and single crypt options. There are 2 corridors located on each side of the main chapel that also offer side-by-side, true companion and single crypts. The exterior gardens of the mausoleum also offer each of the different crypt and niche options. Fountains, flower beds and cremation benches highlight each of the cremation Reflection Gardens and offer a tranquil setting for visitors.

A columbarium option is centrally located within the Blessed Mother Catholic Garden and features a solid bronze statue of the Pieta. This outdoor niche options, allows for 80 double urn niches and 60 single urn niches. Lamp-lit and paved walkways around the columbarium allow for this section of the cemetery to remain a serene sitting area for after-hour visitors.