Charleston Harleston Village Churches Tour, Charleston

Charleston Harleston Village Churches Tour, Charleston

Charleston is very famous for its number of churches, as well as for being very open and tolerating different kinds of religious faiths. Charleston is the only city in the USA to have an independent Huguenot church. Here is a tour that will take you through Charleston’s Harleston Village churches.
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Charleston Harleston Village Churches Tour Map

Guide Name: Charleston Harleston Village Churches Tour
Guide Location: USA » Charleston (See other walking tours in Charleston)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Author: alice
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First Baptist Church in Charleston

1) First Baptist Church in Charleston

First Baptist Church is a historic Baptist church in Charleston. The congregation was founded in 1682 under the leadership of William Screven. It is one of the oldest Baptist congregations in the American South. The church was originally organized in Kittery, Maine (then part of Massachusetts) under the guidance of the First Baptist Church of Boston. In 1696 twenty-six congregants followed Pastor Screven and moved to Charleston after being pressured by the New England authorities. The relocated...   view more
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First (Scots) Presbyterian Church

2) First (Scots) Presbyterian Church

First (Scots) Presbyterian Church (locally known as "First Scots") is a historic church located in Charleston, South Carolina. The congregation was established in 1731 when a dozen Scottish residents left the Independent Church of Charleston, now the Circular Congregational Church. The current building was constructed in 1814, making it the fifth oldest church building in the city. With an amazing architectural structure, it was finished in 1814 by Benjamin Latrobe, the same architect...   view more
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St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

3) St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (must see)

St. Michael's Anglican Church is an historic church and the oldest surviving religious structure in Charleston, located at Broad and Meeting streets on one of the Four Corners of the Law. It was built in the 1750s by order of the South Carolina Assembly. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historic Landmark. St. Michael's Church was built between 1751 and 1761 on the site of the original wooden church built in 1681 by St. Philip's Church. It...   view more
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French Huguenot Church

4) French Huguenot Church (must see)

The Huguenot Church, built in 1844 in Charleston was the first Gothic Revival church in South Carolina and was designed by architect Edward Brickell White. It is also known as the French Huguenot Church and was originally affiliated with the Calvinist Reformed Church of France, but it is now the only independent Huguenot church in the United States.

The church is located in the area of Charleston known as the French Quarter, which was given this name in 1973 as part of preservation efforts....   view more
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Circular Congregational Church

5) Circular Congregational Church (must see)

Circular Congregational Church and Parish House is a church in Charleston. The church was a Pantheon-type building 88 feet in diameter with seven great doors and 26 windows. On its main floor and in the gallery it was said to accommodate 2,000 worshipers! On December 11, 1861, a great fire started near the Cooper River. During the night, a “ hurricane of fire ” swept all the way across the city, leaving in its wake the ruins of Old Circular. Once again Circular Church raised the eyebrows of...   view more
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Unitarian Church in Charleston

6) Unitarian Church in Charleston (must see)

The Unitarian Church in Charleston claims to be the oldest Unitarian church in the Southern USA. It is the second oldest church in downtown Charleston. Its construction began in 1772 when the Society of Dissenters (now known as the Circular Congregational Church) needed more space than its Meeting Street location could provide. It was nearly complete in 1776 when the Revolutionary War began, finally being repaired and officially dedicated in 1787. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in...   view more
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

7) Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (must see)

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston. The Most Reverend Robert E. Guglielmone, D.D., the thirteenth Bishop of Charleston, was ordained and installed on March 25, 2009. The first brownstone cathedral was built in 1854 and named the Cathedral of Saint John and Saint Finbar. It burned down in a great fire in December 1861. After being rebuilt it was renamed the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. It is actually built on the foundation...   view more
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Walking Tours in Charleston, South Carolina

Create Your Own Walk in Charleston

Create Your Own Walk in Charleston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Charleston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Charleston Downtown Architecture Walk

Charleston Downtown Architecture Walk

Charleston is a very beautiful city, with a rich history, famous for its southern hospitality. Those who like architecture will find some marvelous buildings, structures, churches, mansions and other outstanding sights here. Take the tour below to see some of the most beautiful Downtown architecture.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Charleston’s Downtown History Museums Walk

Charleston’s Downtown History Museums Walk

Charleston is very famous for its large number of historic houses and history museums. Take the tour below to see some of the most famous and interesting history museums in Downtown Charleston. Take this walking tour and you will learn more about history of Charleston.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Charleston Nightlife Walking Tour

Charleston Nightlife Walking Tour

Downtown Charleston is full of very interesting and entertaining spots, bars, nightclubs, discotheques, etc. There are places that cater to people of all ages and tastes. Take the walking tour below to see some of the most popular night spots in Downtown Charleston.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Charleston Downtown Churches Tour

Charleston Downtown Churches Tour

Charleston is also sometimes called the Holy City. That is because of the large number of churches in the city. The city has many outstanding and fascinating religious structures. Take the following walk to see the most popular churches in Downtown Charleston.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Charleston Downtown Historic Houses Walk

Charleston Downtown Historic Houses Walk

Charleston, founded in 1670, is very popular for its historic houses.The houses speak of the glorious past of Charleston,being of high cultural value to the entire community. Take this tour the get a glimpse of some of the most famous historic houses in the city of Charleston.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Charleston Children's Entertainment Tour

Charleston Children's Entertainment Tour

Charleston is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southern USA and it has many tourist attractions that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Take the tour below to discover some of the best locations for some fun with your children and the family!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km