Simpsonville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Holy Cross Episcopal Church Labyrinth
This labyrinth is patterned after one found in the stone floor of Chartres Cathedral, France. It was constructed in 1220, and is a "uni-cursal" maze. There is a single path into the center. The same path leads from that center back into the world. The walk thus becomes a living metaphor for the spiritual journey which can be shared by all people. As such, we hope it will be a powerful spiritual tool for you on your "pilgrimage" in Christ.
This labyrinth is dedicated in loving memory of Richard E. Zander.
Location. 34° 44.483′ N, 82° 15.267′ W. Marker is in Simpsonville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from East College Street (County Road 219). Click for map. Marker is located in the north section of the church's property, adjacent to the labyrinth. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 East College Street, Simpsonville SC 29681, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as Simpsonville Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lawrence Lafayette Richardson, M.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simpsonville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hendricks' Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpsonville Clock Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Stage Road / Railroads in Simpsonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpsonville Cotton Mill / Woodside Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Simpsonville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Arbor (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Old Oak Tree (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Simpsonville.
Also see . . .
1. Holy Cross Episcopal Church. Official website of Holy Cross Episcopal Church. (Submitted on December 5, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Medieval labyrinths and turf mazes. The full flowering of the medieval labyrinth came about from the twelfth through fourteenth centuries with the grand pavement labyrinths of the gothic cathedrals, notably Chartres, Reims and Amiens in northern France. (Submitted on December 5, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Cathedral of Chartres. The French medieval Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres is a Latin Rite Catholic cathedral located in Chartres, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southwest of Paris, is considered one of (Submitted on December 5, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 685 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.