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Ruins of Old White Church, St. Helena Island
Description2 pages
City, StateBeaufort County, SC
SubjectFine Arts
NotesSt. Helena Island, Beaufort County, S.C.One of the best example of tabby construction (oyster shells) is the Chapel of Ease of St. Helena's Parish. Built about 1740 for use as a convenience for plantation owners too far from Beaufort to attend church there. It was destroyed by forest fire in 1886.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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