Chapel Of Ease

Lands End RD

Saint Helena Island, SC 29920


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City: Saint Helena Island

Region: Coastal & Islands

Chapel Of Ease

During the Colonial period, chapels of ease were constructed by rice and cotton planters as houses of worship because their plantations were located so far from the churches in Beaufort. This tabby walled church was constructed between 1742 and 1747 for the planters of St. Helena Island. A forest fire destroyed most of it in 1886. All that remain today are its tabby ruins and an adjacent cemetery.

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