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Chapel of Ease

Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
+1 843-522-1717
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Peaceful church remains...

Stopped by for a photo shoot while on vacation at Hunting Island. Interesting construction - oyster... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
NCK-Rock
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Charlotte, NC
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If you enjoy history, this is definitely a place to visit. Here you will find graves of many of the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Michelle C
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Moncks Corner, South Carolina, United States
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“old church” (7 reviews)
“oyster shells” (6 reviews)
“grave sites” (4 reviews)
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Lands End Road, Saint Helena Island, SC
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+1 843-522-1717

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stopped by for a photo shoot while on vacation at Hunting Island. Interesting construction - oyster shells and plaster looking material. It is slowly, but surely disintegrating. Enjoyed reading the tombstones of some of the loved ones there. It's a small location, so your visit...More

Thank NCK-Rock
Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you enjoy history, this is definitely a place to visit. Here you will find graves of many of the people who were original landowners (plantation) or their descendants. While observing the oyster shells and such which help to comprise the walls of these remains,...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Nice sidetrip from Beaufort. These historic remains are a nice place to wander. You can picture the original church and appreciate the handiwork of the builders. Take bug spray and wear sunscreen

Thank 185Days
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you are driving down the road or passing nearby, it's worth a ten minute stop to get out of the car and enjoy wandering around the old chapel ruins.

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The remains of this Chapel are very interesting, as it isn't something a Midwesterner like me sees very often, if ever. The Chapel was constructed in the 1700's using Tabby Construction - which uses shells rather than gravel, as the aggregate. This was used in...More

Thank BostonRae
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The skeletal remains of an 18th century church built of tabby is a little of the beaten path but worth the trip for some interesting photo ops. If you've driven this far, you might as well keep going to the end of Land's End Road...More

Thank Mr_Terbillion
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Stopped there after reading the reviews since I love old churches. I was not disappointed, the place is lovely and so peaceful. Take your time and just feel the history!

Thank fairytoes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Gullah tour brought us here. Glad they did. Church ruins are made of tabby. You can see the oysters. See grave sites.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

One of the stops on our Gullah history tour on St. Helena Island was the ruins of this episcopal church. It was originally built for the slavemasters by the slaves using a specialized medium called "tabby". Oyster shells are embedded in a natural construction material...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Allegedly haunted, the Chapel of Ease definitely has an aura about it. That entire stretch of road is allegedly haunted. There's a "hanging tree" right near the chapel. And little known Fort Fremont ruins at Land's End. Penn Center is the first recognized (and still...More

Thank jmcquown
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