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French Huguenot Church

136 Church St, At the corner of Church and Queen sts., Charleston, SC 29401-2802
+1 843-722-4385
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This beautiful church dates back to 1844 and is the only French Hugenot church in the country that still gives the liturgy in French.
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  • Average4%
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136 Church St, At the corner of Church and Queen sts., Charleston, SC 29401-2802
Downtown
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+1 843-722-4385
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"ancestors"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On my vacation to Charleston, I decided to visit this lovely church. I had seen postcards and souvenirs throughout Charleston featuring the French Huguenot Church. It did not disappoint! This church is simply breathtaking! It’s beauty will astound you. I only stopped in for a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

People keep saying "One of the oldest" Yes the churches in Charleston are old. Still it's good to see them even from the outside.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Kay & I enjoyed a beautiful worship service this Sunday morning. Reverent liturgies. Thoughtful message. Great fellowship afterward. Definitely plan to visit when we are again in Charleston.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful church, we'll maintained in and out. What we found to be unusual was the organ pipes at the front of the pews at the front and door at each row of pews, it's not a large church; but has a very...More

Thank B M
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is a beautiful looking church situated in the French Quarter, and it still operates regular church services. We didn't go inside, but were content to take photos of the very attractive exterior.

Thank LiciaW
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

My husband's geneology research led him to phone the French Huguenot Society in Charleston. He met at the archives with one of the geneologists who was an enormous help with information on his French ancestors. He and I later went to this church which is...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Worth a 15 min visit. On some days they have the members available to provide tours and answer questions. Free but donations appreciated.

Thank Subnukeman
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We just loved it,,, the history of this church is beyond what we already knew..... I would say it's a must see..... loved it...

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I've performed well over 100 weddings -- attended one here and the venue was superb. Simply gorgeous and historical...

Thank Bob F
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Lovely, beautiful church. Attended the annual French service (held in the Spring) as I've been wanting to do for years. Stayed after the service to listen to the history of the church and the congregation. This is an operating church, not a tourist attraction per...More

Thank Genine A
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