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Address: 8 Archdale Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: (843) 723-4617

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Beautiful churchyard

The churchyard to this church is well worth a visit. There are gravestones tucked away amidst natural vegetation which gives the whole yard an eerily beautiful look. Lovely place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Cranbury, New Jersey
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Cranbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

The churchyard to this church is well worth a visit. There are gravestones tucked away amidst natural vegetation which gives the whole yard an eerily beautiful look. Lovely place to sit and contemplate.

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Madison, Virginia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I enjoyed a walk through this overgrown cemetery. Someone was playing the organ inside but we did not venture in. I loved the idea of letting things go wild.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We happened upon the church on and post breakfast stroll as it is located down a lovely flower lined path. As we were taking in the details of the overgrown cemetery a friendly congregation member came by and offered to let us see the inside of the church. The building is historically interesting and the ceiling is especially beautiful. Glad... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Just have to say glad I found out about this place it was one of the neatest cemetery's I have seen. I didn't check out the church but spent over and hour at the cemetery. I got some cool pics and would for sure recommend this to others

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Edinboro, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Had hoped to see the inside of this historic church, but it only open for public tours on Sat. Will definitely plan to attend Sunday services next trip. Enjoyed the cemetery grounds...nicely planned with lots of quite nooks and meditation and contemplation of the contributions this persons have made to history.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The church is beautiful, but the cemetery is where it's at! It's absolutely beautiful with all the natural growth (and even overgrowth). Wind your way through reading stories of those who have gone before us. Dates and stories that go way back! Take the time to be intentional about wandering through.

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Chicago, Il
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Enjoy this beautiful old church in current use. You don't need to be a Unitarian to enjoy the sights and sounds of singing and community. The art glass windows and vaulted roof are a treasure too. Take time to wander around the cemetery with the pleasingly wild plants. Don't be deceived though, this is well tended and not overgrown A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stumbled upon the graveyard by accident and decided to walk through. You could feel the history! I truly wish I had more time to go through the graveyard more thoroughly. A must-see!

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Jenkintown, PA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Unitarian Church in Charleston is one of the nation's oldest and has a graveyard that epitomizes gothic beauty. Over 300 species of platens are allowed to run riot through monuments of 19th century funerary art.

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florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We viewed the cemetary in November so there weren't many flowers in bloom but it was still beautiful. Very tranquil environment.

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