Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Zion Chapel of Ease and Cemetery

Marker ID: SCHM 7-12
Location: US 278, Hilton Head Island, SC, William Hilton Parkway at Matthews Dr.
County: Beaufort
Coordinates: N 32° 12.112    W 080° 41.979
  32.20186666    -80.69965
Style: Free Standing **


A chapel of St. Luke´s Parish. Established May 23, 1767. Built of wood shortly after 1786 under the direction of Captain John Stoney and Isaac Fripp. Consecrated in 1833. Members of the Barksdale, Baynard, Chaplin, Davant, Fripp, Kirk, Mathews, Pope, Stoney and Webb families worshipped here. By 1868 the chapel was destroyed.

Erected by Hilton Head Island Historical Society-I973