St. Paul's, Stono / St. Paul's Churchyard

St. Paul's, Stono / St. Paul's Churchyard (HMQOJ)

Location: Hollywood, SC 29449 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 44.923', W 80° 10.952'

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St. Paul's, Stono
St. Paul's Parish, one of the ten original parishes of colonial S.C., was created by the Church Act of 1706. The first parish church was built in 1708 on a bluff overlooking the Stono River. The parsonage and outbuildings were destroyed during the Yamasee War of 1715. After St. John's Colleton Parish was created in 1734, a new parish church for St. Paul's was built 8 mi. NW in 1736.
St. Paul's Churchyard
Foundation ruins and a few graves are all that remain of the first St. Paul's, Stono. Robert Seabrook (1652-1710), buried here, served as high sheriff of Colleton County in 1698; as a captain of militia in 1706; and as a member of the Commons House of Assembly 1706-09, serving as Speaker in 1706. His wife Sarah (d. 1715) and their son Benjamin (d. 1717) are also buried here.
Marker Number10-36
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe Charles Towne Chapter, Colonial Dames of the XVII Century
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 576581 N 3623725
Decimal Degrees32.74871667, -80.18253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.923', W 80° 10.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 55.38" N, 80° 10' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5329 SC-162, Hollywood SC 29449, US
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