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Unitarian Church in Charleston

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

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Cemetery is unusual and peaceful

We loved our visit to the cemetery. I would say this is the most unique cemetery we have ever visited. Overgrown flowers, vines, bushes, and gnarly trees. Grave stones from more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We loved our visit to the cemetery. I would say this is the most unique cemetery we have ever visited. Overgrown flowers, vines, bushes, and gnarly trees. Grave stones from more than a 150 years ago. Very peaceful and serene. Church was closed at the time. We recommend a visit here. Just like out of a fairy tale.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was a nice church to visit. The architecture is stunning and it is very neat to see. We saw this on a walking tour.

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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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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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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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Address: 8 Archdale Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: (843) 723-4617
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston

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