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Beaufort in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. Helena's Episcopal Church
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker
 
Inscription.

St. Helena's Parish was established June 7, 1712 by act of Provincial Assembly. First rector, The Rev. William Guy, was appointed 1713; Glebe lands of 50 acres provided 1717. Original church erected 1724; Enlarged 1770 and 1817 when present size was established and galleries added; Rebuilt 1842.
Alter silver given in 1734 by Capt. John Bull in memory of his wife, massacred by indians.
Amoung the notables buried in the church yard are 2 British Revolutionary officers and 3 American generals. The oldest marked grave is dated 1724.
 
Erected by St. Helena's Episcopal Church.
 
Location. 32° 26.039′ N, 80° 40.487′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker can be reached from North Street near Church Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaufort SC 29902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Helena's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maxcy - Rhett House / "Secession House" (about 500 feet away); The Baptist Church of Beaufort (about 600 feet away); Site of the Old Baptist Meeting House (about 600 feet away); Tabernacle Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Smalls (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beaufort Female Benevolent Society (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Beaufort.
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker, south doorway Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
2. St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker, south doorway
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 22, 2009
3. St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker, west doorway Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
4. St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker, west doorway
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
5. St. Helena's Episcopal Church Marker
Founded by Act of Assembly under Colonial Government. A.D. 1712.
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Grave site as mentioned Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
6. St. Helena's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Grave site as mentioned
Here lie the bodies of LIEUT. WILLIAM CALDERWOOD and ENSIGN JOHN FINLEY of Col. Prevost's British troops killed in battle near Gray's Hill Feb. 3. 1779 Buried here Feb. 5 1779. Rest in peace
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church : an Historic Grave Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
7. St. Helena's Episcopal Church : an Historic Grave
1812
Geo. G. Y. Mac Murphy
Ajt. 1st. Regt S.C.
 
 
Geo. G. Y. Mac Murphy Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
8. Geo. G. Y. Mac Murphy
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
9. St. Helena's Episcopal Church
Lt. Gen. Richard Heron Anderson Confederate States Army
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 19, 2009
10. St. Helena's Episcopal Church
Gen.(Stephen) Elliott, C.S.A.
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 22, 2009
11. St. Helena's Episcopal Church
Albert Rhett Heyward
Born in Beaufort S.C.
Jan. 10, 1846
Died near Columbia, S.C.
Nov. 24, 1910
Corporal Citadel Cadets, C.S.A.
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 22, 2009
12. St. Helena's Episcopal Church
(West face)
A Memorial to
Major John
La Boularderie
de Treville
Born: 1742
Louis Bourg,N.S.
Died: 1791
Beaufort, S.C.
Married 1778
Sarah Wilkinson
Beaufort, S.C.

" He was Truly a good
husband, father and friend."
St. Helena's Church Records
(South Face)
Major
4 Reg. S.C. Artillery
Continental Line
-
Society of the
Cincinnati

Wounded at
Battle of Savannah
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
13. St. Helena's Episcopal Church
 
 
St. Helena's Episcopal Church .. Confederate plot Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 1, 2012
14. St. Helena's Episcopal Church .. Confederate plot
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,083 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on December 22, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   14. submitted on May 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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