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Near Winnabow in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. Philips Church
 
St. Philips Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
1. St. Philips Church Marker
 
Inscription. Anglican, built under act of 1751. Graves of Governors Arthur Dobbs and Benjamin Smith and U.S. Justice Alfred Moore. Ruins 2 mi. S.E.
 
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. Philips Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
2. St. Philips Church Marker
 
 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.” (Submitted on March 22, 2008.) 
 
Ruins of St. Philips Church Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, January 15, 2008
3. Ruins of St. Philips Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,439 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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