505 Church St, Beaufort South Carolina 29902
Saint Helena's Parish was organized in 1712 and construction of the church began in 1724. Colonel Jack "Tuscarora Jack" Barnwell founder of Beaufort, is buried here.
The church was used as a hospital during the Civil War, when its flat tombstones became operating tables. The church is open daily, September through May from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., and June through August from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Other History nearby:
(Charleston) Best Friend Museum and Shop
(Walterboro) Bonnie Doone Plantation
(Charleston) Boone Hall
(Charleston) Calhoun Mansion
(Savannah) Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
(Charleston) Charleston Maritime Center
06/20 Coming to The Beaufort area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Woodbine GA April26-27 The annual Crawfish Festival is a family oriented event and offers something for all ages from children's amusements to arts & crafts, to cloggers, square dancers and live bands.
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Hazlehurst BBQ Fest Hazlehurst GA May3-4 The competition is sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association.
Seafoodfest on the River Savannah GA May3-5 There is something for everyone as the price points and medium are wonderfully varied. Also make sure you check out the hot new stuff up and down River Street in over one hundred shops, restaurants and pubs!