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Old Sheldon Church Ruins

Old Sheldon Church Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
+1 843-525-8500
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Awesome scenery

This was one of our first stops on our vacation as we flew into Charleston, then drove to Savannah... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tulsa, OK
Harley Ride

If you are in the area, you need to stop by Sheldon Church ruins to see some history. The live oaks... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robbie R
Augusta, Georgia
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Old Sheldon Church Road, Yemassee, SC 29945
+1 843-525-8500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of our first stops on our vacation as we flew into Charleston, then drove to Savannah for a couple of days. The grounds are absolutely beautiful- so peaceful. Lots of lovely trees and the structure itself is a photographer’s dream. Parking is...More

Thank yahoody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area, you need to stop by Sheldon Church ruins to see some history. The live oaks and church ruins are awesome.

Thank Robbie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a unique place to visit. It has a lot of history. It is good for picture taking. It has also hosted weddings. Great trip.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Not worth a trip just to go see on its own but definitely worth a 10 minute trip off I-95. Absolutely breathtaking!

Thank Taryn L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Wow! What a beautiful old church and grounds. We were looking for photo shoot sites while on vacation and this popped up. I'll never regret the detour out to this lovely place. I think we easily spent 1 1/2 hours here admiring the ruins of...More

1  Thank NCK-Rock
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We have been to Old Sheldon Church multiple times over the last several years. We make occasional trips to Beaufort from Hilton Head while vacationing on the island, and we stop by Old Sheldon Church when we have guests with us who have never seen...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't make a trip to see this but it was well worth the 10 minute detour when driving up 95 from savannah.

Thank amanda_witty
Reviewed 18 August 2017

For the history buff, a must see in the low country. This old Anglican church is the burial place of the surveyor that laid out the streets of Savannah, Georgia in the middle of the 1700s. Burned down by the British during the revolutionary War,...More

1  Thank Grampy49er
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a really neat place with tons of history. Make sure to read the back of the roadside plaque when you go.

Thank SunnySam14
Reviewed 25 July 2017

What a wonderful piece of beautiful history! This is a must see if you are in the area. So many interesting facts and an absolutely beautiful place to take pics. Easy little drive out Hwy 21 north The grave sites tell a story of there...More

Thank Matt-Sherry
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15 September 2017|
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Response from Mr_Terbillion | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Debbi N. There are picnic tables but no bathroom facilities. Don't forget your camera!
11 August 2016|
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Response from mjrgnsn | Reviewed this property |
Public... Just park and visit. Road side parking and additional parking in area across the road from the ruins.
Sandy O
5 August 2016|
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Response from Heather L | Reviewed this property |
There is limited parking in front but cars here "ruin" shots as they can be seen. There is an I paved hard dirt Peking lot across from it with parking for at least 15 motor cycles. I would think 30 -45 minutes would be... More