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Unitarian Church in Charleston

8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
+1 843-723-4617
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Travellers talk about
“king street” (21 reviews)
“grave markers” (3 reviews)
“gateway walk” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
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+1 843-723-4617
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"king street"
in 21 reviews
"grave markers"
in 3 reviews
"gateway walk"
in 2 reviews
"on fridays and saturdays"
in 2 reviews
"queen st"
in 2 reviews
"native plants"
in 2 reviews
"stained glass"
in 5 reviews
"natural state"
in 2 reviews
"grounds are beautiful"
in 3 reviews
"open to the public"
in 2 reviews
"revolutionary war"
in 2 reviews
"answer questions"
in 2 reviews
"ghost tour"
in 2 reviews
"walking tour"
in 2 reviews
"overgrown"
in 28 reviews
"sanctuary"
in 8 reviews
"congregation"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were walking down King St. doing some shopping when I saw a little sign that points you down a narrow walkway that leads to a very old graveyard that you can walk through in many directions. The graveyard is attached to...More

Thank Barry F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Architecturally stunning, this Unitarian Church dates from 1754. It's graveyard hosts some of the most important historical personages in the history of Charleston. The congregation is extremely welcoming; we came during services on Sunday, and many people welcomed us with open arms.

Thank Nefelokokigia
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is a very old, beautiful church in Charleston. We are Unitarians, so it was fun to compare. The stain glass windows and overall ambience are beautiful, and there is a ton of history. The people were very friendly. We felt welcom.

Thank Dale L
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Very interesting church and stories about many in the graveyard. There are many unmarked graves, there is an open grave and it is haunted by a few ghosts. This graveyard hold many interesting stories. It is definitely worth a visit if only for history of...More

Thank extra1
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A lovely church that welcomes visitors and provides docents from the congregation to provide a true “tour.” This church is rich in history, with gorgeous windows and interiors. Don’t miss it.

Thank MizLiz
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Gorgeous architecture and friendly volunteers to give a brief history lesson on the building. Worth the short walk through the gardens and cemetery from King Street

Thank nauticole14
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We first strolled the cemetery, which is the best in Charleston! The church itself is beautiful with a wonderful history. Linda was the best guide and provided so much history of the building as well as the city itself. She was delightful!

Thank jamimba
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Church is pretty and historic. Open for tours at times and worth doing. What is special is the yard with native plants that they let grow naturally and in some cases, overgrow the cemetery stones. Different and very quirky old Charleston in character.

Thank trip atkins
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I loved the gothic interior of the church, but loved the wild untamed churchyard foliage even more. I wish we could've had even more time to explore.

Thank cdepew257
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a must-see on a visit to Charleston. This church had survived several hurricanes, two wars including the Revolutionary War, and an earthquake. It is beautifully restored. The tracery ceiling is modeled after a similar fan tracery ceiling in King's College in Cambridge. They...More

Thank Doc687
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