Mary and Joe Shurilla really hadn’t thought about owning a bed-and-breakfast until they were out walking one day. “We were taking a walk through the neighborhood and saw this Victorian home,” said Joe. “It was a duplex.”
I fell in love with history in high school because I had an absolutely amazing American history teacher. When I went to college, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. There’s a joke among history majors — if you don’t want to be a teacher or a lawyer, your family will not understand how you will ever make a living.
The Ruins of Old Sheldon are in northern Beaufort County, SC. Originally Prince William’s Parish Church, known as Sheldon, it was built in 1745-1755 in Greek Revival style. In 1779, it was burned by the British during the Revolutionary War.