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Reviewed 1 November 2018

The Unitarian Church in Charleston is easily accessible and well worth even a short visit. The cemetery is especially interesting. Don't miss this church during your visit of the many Charleston historical locations.

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Nature has taken over throughout which is the Unitarian way. I took a few really great pictures showing the age of the headstones with the moss hanging from nearby trees.

Thank Colleen F
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Amazing edifice. The Sankofa memorial in the churchyard is a must see on your Charleston visit. The congregation saved about 100 handmade bricks from the 1774 tower and built a memorial to the unknown enslaved workers who made them. Unique. Significant. Touching.

Thank PaulG4797
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Unitarian was built in 1776 a few years after St. Michael's. It's a beautiful old church to visit. Step inside to see the beautiful ceiling arches. The cemetery behind the church is very unique. The people buried here spend an eternity giving back to...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The choir certainly was in good form. They also had some guest musicians. The sanctuary was beautiful with the colors from the windows adding to the arched ceiling.

Thank roebuckpatrick
Reviewed 26 June 2018

After taking guided horse pulled carriage tour we decided to go on our own to visit places we were informed about(I highly suggest doing this if you're unfamiliar with area.)This was one of the sites we returned to and it didn't disappoint,although we didn't enter...More

Thank jmid7777
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This cemetery is amazing! It's beautiful and overgrown, so very peaceful. It's kind of sad how overgrown it is over the graves, but it is very unique. We were there on a Saturday afternoon and sadly we arrived after the church itself had closed. I...More

Thank Irisheyes_777
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is one of the hidden gems in Charleston. It is the second oldest church building in the downtown area dating to just before the Revolutionary War. Although the address is on Archdale Street, the best access is through a beautiful gateway walk off of...More

Thank Sopwit
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful church, awesome people! They have a “natural” church yard/ cemetery that’s is lovely to meander through.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Got a chance to explore the church and graveyard. Very beautiful and peaceful. Pathways were well kept while maintaining the overgrown aspect of the graveyard.

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I suggest calling ahead,we went on our own and did our own thing,pictures,tombstone reading.In an excellent location among everything historic.
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My son rented a air bnb place in Mt. Pleasanr and it was a 3 bedroom,one floor ranch home.Was very spacious and clean,sorry don't have exact location,but while I was vacationing the it seemed like no matter where you... More
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