Trail of Highways; Christ Church St Simons Island Georgia

 

Trail of Highways™
Christ Church
St. Simons Island, Georgia

Christ Church was built in 1820 but was partially destroyed by Union troops during the Civil War. In 1884, the Reverend Anson Phelps Dodge, Jr., built the present structure in memory of his wife, Ellen. Christ Church is constructed of wood in the cruciform design with a trussed Gothic roof and steeple.

Christ Church, Frederica is open to the public for tours Tuesday through Friday from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. (they are closed on Easter and Christmas) For safety reasons, the cemetery grounds are closed every Monday for routine landscape maintenance from 7:00am – 4:00pm. Visitors can walk the grounds for free. Services are held each day at 5:00pm, on Fridays at 11:30am, and every Sunday from 8:00am – 11:00am. Please be respectful and quiet when on the grounds, and avoid visits during service hours.

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