St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins

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St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins
Chapel of Ease.jpg
St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins is located in South Carolina
St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins
St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins is located in the US
St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins
Nearest city Frogmore, South Carolina
Coordinates 32°22′31″N 80°34′36″W / 32.37528°N 80.57667°W / 32.37528; -80.57667Coordinates: 32°22′31″N 80°34′36″W / 32.37528°N 80.57667°W / 32.37528; -80.57667
Area 1.8 acres (0.73 ha)
Built 1740
Architectural style Colonial
MPS Historic Resources of St. Helena Island c. 1740-c. 1935 MPS
NRHP Reference # 88001777[1]
Added to NRHP October 06, 1988

St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins is a historic site in Frogmore, South Carolina on Saint Helena Island.[2][3]

The front of the Chapel of Ease Ruins from the inside.

The Anglican chapel was constructed in 1740 by planters on Saint Helena Island as a chapel of ease for parishioners who had difficulty traveling to worship at the main parish church in Beaufort, South Carolina.[4] The ruins were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Powers, J. Tracy (February 19, 1988). "St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins, Beaufort County (S.C. Sec. Rd. 45, St. Helena Island)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.heritagelib.org/articles/chapels-of-ease

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