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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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Old Sheldon Church

We are history buffs and this place is right our alley! Very beautiful and majestic, is in the middle of nowhere which only adds to the mystique.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are history buffs and this place is right our alley! Very beautiful and majestic, is in the middle of nowhere which only adds to the mystique.

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love history, this place is a very pretty visit that wasn't too busy when we were there. There were two other families that had stopped in and then left. Maybe a nice place for a picnic - there were tables on the grounds. Parking is across the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting to visit. Lots of people stopped while I was there. Interesting grave sites. Bring camera.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful historic site this is!!!! The Spanish Moss, Live Oaks and the ruins of this once magnificent church is like stepping back in time. Please be respectful of the site as there are many graves

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were informed about the Angel Tree by the councierge at the Courtyard Marriott Charleston Historic District. Andrea the concierge shared a couple places to visit on our drive from Charleston to Hilton Head and we picked two: Angel Tree Old Sheldon Church ruins As we drive from Charleston to Hilton Head, just before turning left onto highway 21, to... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped by this historic place on our way from Charleston to Savannah. As many had pointed out, an ideal place for a short stop to stretch your legs. The red brick remains of the tall church, majestic moss-decorated oak trees surrounding the area and scattered old graves made this place amazing, a little eerie but also serene. Only a few... More 

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Martinez, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This old structure is just outside of Yamassee on way to Beaufort/Fripp. Large white columns on brick structure with old graveyard beside it. On National Registry. Many brides get pictures here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Went by here on our way from Savannah to Charleston. Just a lovely, quiet place to visit and stretch our legs. Really enjoyed reading the tombstones and looking through some history.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is a very short detour if you are driving between Beaufort and Charleston, well worth the extra 10 minutes driving time. We were the only ones there when we visited and it was very serene. So much history. So many famous names on the headstones. Check out the web for the backstory. Many of the popularly held beliefs concerning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Wanted somewhere interesting to take my parents on their latest visit with good photo opportunity. I have heard of all of the weddings that take place at the ruins, but had not been to the site myself until I took my parents and 90 year old grandma. SO. WORTH. THE. TRIP. It was easy to walk the site and my... More 

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