Near Winnabow in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. Philips Church
Erected 1954 by the Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D-55.)
Location. 34° 3.8′ N, 77° 57.491′ W. Marker is near Winnabow, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is at the intersection of Plantation Road and Orton Road, on the left when traveling south on Plantation Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnabow NC 28479, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brunswick (a few steps from this marker); Orton Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Anderson (approx. half a mile away); Russellborough (approx. 1.4 miles away); Russelborough (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brunswick Town State Historic Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); John LaPierre (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel Maurice Moore (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnabow.
Regarding St. Philips Church. The ruins of the church and the cemetery is all that remains of Brunswick town.
Also see . . . St. Philip’s Anglican Church. “St. Philips Church was begun in 1754. It was completed in 1768. It was seventy-six feet long by fifty-three feet wide. At the time of its completion, it was the finest Anglican church in the colonies.”
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