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Fred W. Symmes Chapel

U.s 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
+1 864-836-3291
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God's country

This is my favorite place on earth. When I was a little girl, my Daddy cleared the way for power... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lisa A C
South Carolina

This is a chapel where people can get married with an awesome view behind the couple. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cartersville, Georgia
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U.s 276, Cedar Mountain, NC
+1 864-836-3291
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my favorite place on earth. When I was a little girl, my Daddy cleared the way for power lines in the mountains, working for Duke Power. He came home from work one day and was excited to tell us at suppertime about this...More

Thank Lisa A C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a chapel where people can get married with an awesome view behind the couple. Very beautiful setting, I wasn't a fan of all the plaques and religious icons, I thought they distracted from the natural beauty.

Thank AngieAndGeorge
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This glorious, amazing place is worth a special trip all its own. You have never seen anything quite like it no matter where you have traveled. The view of God's glory shines out before you from every point of this beautiful chapel. I could have...More

1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Difficult to find the words, but this view is evidence off God's greatness. A perfect place for reflection, getting connected to your soul and basking in the peace and magnificence of the world.

1  Thank I9442OProbertr
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We drove up to the chapel for a quiet reflection on the inspiration our Dad was in our lives just after his passing 3 days prior. We arrived just before sunset and watched the clouds roll in. This is a special place and well worth...More

Thank allmaya
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This was a long, windy drive up the mountain but well worth it. What a beautiful site. I loved seeing the mountains beyond the cross.

Thank MNTraveler05106419
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We visited yesterday before sunset. When we arrived a beautiful rainbow greeted us. Well worth the drive up the mountain. The road is winding but good.

Thank Nedapainter
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Made a trip to Cedar Mountain to attend the Easter Sunrise service at Fred Symmes Chapel. All I can say is that this was the most beautiful and inspiring chapel I have ever been to. All God's beauty is before you as you overlook the...More

1  Thank Staff61
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Just 5 miles off of route 276 on the NC/SC border. This chapel is part of the YMCA Camp Greenville and it is open to the public. Careful of weekend visits from spring to the fall on the weekends. It's closed during private events and...More

2  Thank NMB2013
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband and I drove up to Symmes Chapel to watch the sunrise for my birthday in February. We arrived about thirty minutes before dawn and could see the lights of Greenville in the distance. It was beautiful to watch the light of the sky...More

5  Thank MelGilbert
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1 July 2017|
Response from NMB2013 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, any time of year. In all the sun pictures, the sun is rising behind the cross. (Sunset is behind the chapel, behind trees). Call the Camp Greenville office for availability. Not aware if they book early morning... More
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25 April 2017|
Response from Nedapainter | Reviewed this property |
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Response from mountainlaurie | Reviewed this property |
The person in charge of reserving the chapel for weddings etc. is Diane and the number for Camp Greenville's office to talk to her is 864-836-3291. Her extension is 100. If you plan on just coming up to see the chapel it is... More