Old Sheldon Church Ruins in Beaufort County SC

Updated: Sep 19, 2019


There are two historical church ruins in Beaufort County, South Carolina. St. Helena's Chapel of Ease and The Old Sheldon Church. The Parish Church of St. Helena manages both properties. Please see Updates to Old Sheldon Church Ruins as of Summer 2019!!




This church was built in 1740, and was burned down in 1779 by the British troops in the Revolutionary War. It was rebuilt in 1826, only to be destroyed again by General Sherman's Troops in 1865. It was not rebuilt after that.


elopement ceremony at old sheldon ruins

wedding ceremony through the window old sheldon ruins beaufort sc


More photos of the ruins:


through the arches at old sheldon church ruins

the grounds of old sheldon church ruins


Old Sheldon Church Ruins in Yemasee South Carolina

side view of the old sheldon church ruins in beaufort county

Travel fees of $40 can be added to any elopement package! Contact us today for more information. Take a moment to view St. Helena's Chapel of Ease.

Please view the Update to this location!!!


**Also you can view an Easter Day Elopement at Old Sheldon Ruins!

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