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Old Sheldon Church Ruins

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Address: Old Sheldon Church Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone Number: 843-525-8500
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If you're in the area, Old Sheldon Church is well worth a stop. There's not enough here to justify traveling very far to reach it (unless you're a photographer like me), but if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you're in the area, Old Sheldon Church is well worth a stop. There's not enough here to justify traveling very far to reach it (unless you're a photographer like me), but if you're close stop by. It's a magical place. If the weather is good, bring a picnic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

You MUST stop and see the ruins it is pure art! You can feel the history as soon as you walk through the gates. Between the ruins themselves, the persons laid to rest and the old but bursting with life oak trees it is an experience you cannot miss out on!

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Ladson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Spent a couple of hours here this afternoon/evening. Took a million photos. Only regret was that we didn't bring bug spray. Lots of historical graves to read. A photographers dream.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A pleasant hour especially if you enjoy history. A great photo opp with the different lighting. Why not stop bye if your close.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were headed out of Beaufort and stumbled upon this little gem of history. Take the time to stop and look around. It's beautiful!

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Yemassee, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The ruins in Sheldon, S.C. is beautiful, there are lots of history behind these ruins. I was told that some people have weddings on the grounds. I will take my grand children to see it the next time I go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was almost like you've been transported back in time. A feeling of sadness when you think about the history; but a nice shady, quiet place for reflection. It looks like it will stand forever.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We tried going at night (it's supposed to be lit up then) but it wasn't. On the up side very good for photos, which we got a lot. Would maybe go again.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

visisted this site with my children (ages 3, 7, 9, 12, & 14). They all loved it! The little ones enjoyed running and hiding in the ruins. The middle child shared what she'd learned about the civil war and the older kids took pictures. My 14 year old specifically said it was "Cool." Cool! A few notes : * parking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Sad history, but beautiful grounds. Huge live oaks surrounding the church ruins. Be mindful of the old headstones on the grounds.

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Address: Old Sheldon Church Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone Number: 843-525-8500
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Yemassee

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