St. Philips Chapel of the Cross

Historic Southport, North Carolina

St. Philips Chapel of the Cross

Southport, North Carolina 28461, United States

Created By: Southport Historical Society


The Chapel of the Cross located on East Moore Street, was built in the mid 1800s. It was developed for the Chapel of the Cross congregation in 1843. One of the oldest churches in the city, it was named after St. Philip's Church in Old Brunswick Town, which was burned by the British in 1776. The building served as a Union hospital during the Civil War and briefly as a school for African-American children during Reconstruction. The main sanctuary is located across Dry Street.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Historic Southport, North Carolina


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