Edgar Fripp Mausoleum, St. Helena Island Parish Church

SC Sec. Rd. 45 near jct. with SC Sec. Rd. 37, Frogmore, South Carolina

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St. Helena Island Parish, Edgar Fripp Mausoleum

1. GENERAL VIEW, NORTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE ELEVATIONS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

The Edgar Fripp Mausoleum is an outstanding example of mid-19th century gravestone art and architecture and reflects the social status of the deceased. Built of stone in the Egyptian Revival style, this 7 foot tall, 6 foot wide, and 7 foot deep structure has Egyptian columns in antis. The entrance is bricked. The Edgar Fripp Mausoleum was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places at the South Carolina State Board of Review on February 27, 1988. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS SC-591)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 6, 1988
Reference number
88001743
NR name
Fripp, Edgar, Mausoleum, St. Helena Island Parish Church
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Egyptian Revival
Areas of significance
Art; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Graves/burials
Current function
Graves/burials
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1852

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  • December 2, 2019: New photos from Michael Miller

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