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8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful historical church is incredible to visit on any day but especially for a Sunday service which is totally inclusive and prides itself of the free search for truth and meaning infused with a strong social justice engagement.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 433cristyl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All of the churches of Charleston are amazing and graveyards are always a must in this city. I had the privilege of going on a Ghosts of Charleston (Buxton Books) tour. I visited this graveyard at night and learned an amazing history lesson, listened to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Americanflygirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times over the years and the history that surrounds t his place is simply wonderful. The graveyard (graveyards are on church grounds, cemeteries are not) is beautiful and I love how they let it grow wild in the summer and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PadgetC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed dining at Tradds and at Circa 1886. As well as the breakfast served at the Rutledge House.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BOYKINSPANIELS
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We stopped in the church and had a lovely tour with one of the docents. Fascinating building and story.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robd
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

This is a great area for great history. So much history on this street. I would recommend this area for a few hours just to see and look around. Church, old homes with famous Americans, just so full of things to see. I love Charleston!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christopherhalk
Reviewed 1 January 2019

The friendly and knowledgeable docents gave us a little window on the history of this congregation and religious freedom in early Charleston.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Squirrelqueen2017
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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3 July 2018|
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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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sparksvolker
3 July 2018|
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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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