Old Sheldon Church – WPC Wanderlust

Travels and Trifles

“To wander is to be alive.”

Roman Payne

SHELTON SUNBURST SHELDON SUNBURST

Those who follow Travels and Trifles know that I have been fortunate to wander quite far afield, to places as distant as Africa, Asia and Australia among others. But they may also remember my New Year’s pledge to explore some of the beautiful places much closer to my home city, Charleston South Carolina.

AMONG THE OAKS AMONG THE OAKS

“Never stop wandering into wonder.”

Suzy Kassem

This week I wandered a mere 90 minutes from home to capture the beauty of a local landmark, the ruins of Old Sheldon Church.  Dating back to the mid 1700s, it was partially burned during the American Revolution and was rebuilt in the mid 1800s.  Several notables are buried in the churchyard, including Governor William Bull I who died in 1755.

MOSS AND GRAVE MOSS AND GRAVE

“Half the world is wandering, the other half is lost.”

Jenim Dibie

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