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Chapel of Ease

Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
+1 843-522-1717
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Chapel of Ease

Loved this church. We drove right by it before we saw it. It’s right in the curve of the road and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa J
,
Plant City, Florida
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Lovely

Just driving around and it caught our eye. There isn't a lot information on the roadside marker so... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
PEGGY R
,
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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“old church” (7 reviews)
“oyster shells” (7 reviews)
“grave sites” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
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+1 843-522-1717
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"grave sites"
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"down the road"
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"worth a stop"
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"beautiful ruins"
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"penn center"
in 11 reviews
"bug spray"
in 5 reviews
"quick stop"
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"peaceful place"
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"live oaks"
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"cool history"
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"local history"
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"take your time"
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"spanish moss"
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"piece of history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this church. We drove right by it before we saw it. It’s right in the curve of the road and there are several large oak trees around it. There is I also a small cemetery around the church. There are large lights that light...More

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Just driving around and it caught our eye. There isn't a lot information on the roadside marker so I googled it later to learn more. If you enjoy cemeteries, old churches and history, you will enjoy it! Neat place to take photos too.

Thank PEGGY R
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Very interesting stop. The material used to construct the church is way cool. (not gonna be a spoiler) You can feel the rich history. Interesting to see how the Fripp Family was large part of the area.

Thank IslandAdventure4
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We loved walking around the ruin of the chapel of ease and will come back because we missed the chance to see the Penn center due to rain. The ruins are simply that and nothing more to see but it is really cool history.

Thank James M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The church is stunning. It was very interesting to learn about the construction and see the history. We were only there about 10 minutes, but are glad we had the opportunity to see it! The area is simply stunning!

Thank Millytravels
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Glad we made a quick stop to check this place out. The ruins and Spanish moss covered trees surrounding it are just a great scenic view. Very interesting to check out. There's also a small graveyard and mausoleum on site too to look at also.

Thank lisadawn8403
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This place is easy to find, since it is right along a main road. I loved exploring the grounds and seeing the TABBY construction. The burial grounds are interesting, too.

Thank JuneNY
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Really pretty ruins but people were climbing all over them. The remains of the chapel are made of tabby and shouldn't be climbed all over. There should at least be a sign posted. Ruins are otherwise pretty and worth the stop.

Thank Jennifer R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is the ruins of a church made of tabby...oyster shells and old fashioned cement. If you happen to drive by here, it is worth a couple of minutes....I would not go out of the way to see it..

Thank Gatorgolfer
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Came across this great example of a tabby church on our way to Fort Fremont. It was worth stopping to explore. A great example of a 1740 tabby structure with much still remaining to explore. Also some interesting grave stones and live oaks.

Thank Lynne M
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