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Cainhoy’s Old Ruins Cemetery dates back to the 1690s. But as a 2018 article in the Daniel Island News states…preservation efforts pose a “Grave Situation”. CLICK HERE. Amid the explosive commercial and residential developments along Clement’s Ferry Road, that preservation battle continues, led by Cainhoy activist MaeRe Skinner. Skinner says she’s been helping take care of the cemetery as long as she...

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Butch and MaeRe Skinner, a couple who help lead the fight to preserve Cainhoy history, are asking you to lend a helping hand this weekend. “PLEASE COME HELP! THIS SATURDAY MORNING: Announcing the annual CHRISTMAS Cleanup of the HISTORIC Cainhoy Old Ruins Cemetery located just next to Oak Bluff Subdivision off Clements Ferry Road. We will meet inside the main entrance of Berket’s Bend street at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday...

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What could be cooler than local high school athletes pitching in to cleanup a Cainhoy cemetery? Local activist MaeRe Skinner and Philip Simmons HS Coach Eric Bendig joined a group of players cleaning up the “Old Ruins” cemetery off Clements Ferry Road. See this and other school news in the DI NEWS http://www.thedanielislandnews.com/…/school-news-may-17-2018 And here are some pictures that didn’t make the paper....

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Another New Cemetery Sign is up!


Posted By on Apr 17, 2024

We’ve put up another sign spotlighting the ongoing effort DIHS is making to help preserve and protect cemeteries here on the Island and up the Cainhoy Peninsula. The latest sign just went up at the Cainhoy Meeting House Ruins and Cemetery. For more on the sign project CLICK HERE. For more on the Old Ruins Cemetery: ANOTHER CEMETERY CONTROVERSY ON THE CAINHOY PENINSULA And for an overview of the work DIHS is doing on local...

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Wreaths Across America returned to Cainhoy’s Old Ruins Cemetery Saturday, December 16. The Philip Simmons High School AF-JROTC Color Guard participated and Pastor Paul Sorensen of ONE Fellowship Church lead prayers during the program. Community members with ties to preserving Old Ruins included MaeRe Skinner and Fred Lincoln. Wreaths Across America started as a simple gesture of thanks that has grown into a national movement of...

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