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Chapel of Ease

Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
+1 843-522-1717
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Neat Historic Chapel

From 1700's, this is the remains of the chapel and grounds. Made out of some kind of seashell... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
NOregrets-Traveler
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Tabby Ruins if a Bygone Era

We drove from Penn Center to the (Anglican) Chapel of Ease, a tabby-walled church built in the... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Marnette S
,
Toronto
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“old church” (7 reviews)
“oyster shells” (8 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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"down the road"
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"worth a stop"
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"beautiful ruins"
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"penn center"
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"bug spray"
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"quick stop"
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"live oaks"
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"piece of history"
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"take photos"
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"cool history"
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"local history"
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"take your time"
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

From 1700's, this is the remains of the chapel and grounds. Made out of some kind of seashell concrete or something. Very cool!

1  Thank NOregrets-Traveler
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We drove from Penn Center to the (Anglican) Chapel of Ease, a tabby-walled church built in the 1740 for the planters of St. Helena Island. Tabby cement is a North African technique mixing oyster shells, lime and sand. This Chapel of Ease was built by...More

1  Thank Marnette S
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Stopped here on our Gullah-Geeche tour. Nice that this piece of history is preserved for all to see and remember

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 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 15 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 9 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.

1  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!

1  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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