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Tabernacle Baptist Church

907 Craven St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5575
+1 843-524-0376
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Historic old church

This beautiful church is chock full of history, and one of the remarkable buildings in this... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
c5mjb
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
Take time to visit,learn and reflect

On the afternoon of our visit to Beaufort the church was not opened so we were unable to view the... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
KLE2013
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Centreville, Virginia
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“robert smalls” (5 reviews)
“slaves” (4 reviews)
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907 Craven St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5575
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This beautiful church is chock full of history, and one of the remarkable buildings in this beautiful town's historic district, and was on our tour of the section. Here is buried Robert Smalls, a former slave who commandeered a Confederate vessel during the war and...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

On the afternoon of our visit to Beaufort the church was not opened so we were unable to view the stained glass windows. The historic church was built in 1840 and after the Union occupation of Beaufort, the church has housed an active African American...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This historic church Is beautiful, carries you back In time. Church members are welcoming and friendly.

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This one beautiful church that has a ton history. The windows are amazing. Robert smalls is one amazing person. You have to hear about his life is buried here. There is a statue of him in front of the church that is impressive

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beaufort has many beautiful historic churches and the Tabernacle Baptist Church is one of the best. a most visit if you are in the Beaufort area.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

I've attended many services at Tabernacle Baptist Church. Architecturally beautiful the church was built by slaves in 1863. The pews are wooden with no cushions and they're short in the seat making you feel like you'll slide out. The church service is traditionally southern black...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

While visiting Charleston 3 years ago, we read a historical marker about Robert Smalls. We were impressed with his story and while planning our trip to Beaufort learned that he was buried there. We made sure that a visit to his graveside was on our...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Tabernacle Baptist Church was organized by Rev. Solomon Peck of Boston in 1863 in the current building, acquired from the Beaufort Baptist Church. Built on the foundation of faith of former slaves and freedmen, the current congregation has maintained worship throughout the years in this...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Always appreciate the structure of churches and this one has good history and great upkeep a few graves around the church didn't go inside just walked around

Thank Ricardo C
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