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The Church of the Cross

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110 Calhoun Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
+1 843-757-2661
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Beautiful setting

Loved this historic church and the facts the docent shared. Felt like a step back in time. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sallie F
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A Superb Place of Worship and Tourist stop to view a Beautiful Lowcountry Church on the bluff above the May River

This historic church is well worth a visit to enjoy scenic views of the May River in Bluffton, SC... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert R
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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  • Average2%
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110 Calhoun Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this historic church and the facts the docent shared. Felt like a step back in time. The grounds looking over the May River are so beautiful.

Thank Sallie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This historic church is well worth a visit to enjoy scenic views of the May River in Bluffton, SC and a well-preserved house of worship dating back to the antebellum years. A docent is usually on hand to give free tours of the church interior....More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found his to be a great little visit. The church volunteer was kind, passionate, and knowledgeable about her church. This is a great place for history.

Thank familytimefun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful old Church is the #1 Tourist Attraction in Bluffton, S.C. It is located on a lovely bluff over looking the beautiful scenic MAY RIVER. Almost always there is a pleasant breeze, even on a hot, sultry day. To enter is to commune with...More

Thank 659benji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty Church in a gorgeous setting overlooking the May river. Definitely worth a visit. They decorate the church with fresh flowers at Easter. I come here to relax often.

Thank BlueBeachGlass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So unique and the history is fascinating. Beautiful view overlooking the river. Nice picture opp. Worth the visit.

Thank grasswidow85
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Church of the Cross is one of the few buildings in Bluffton that the Union army spared. It sits on a bluff overlooking the river and is accessible by boat.

Thank nyr38
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This church has withstood so much history. It is beautifully kept and has a wonderful location near the water. Check out the hoof prints in the floors from Union solder's horses during the civil war.

Thank cloverhill1
Reviewed June 16, 2017

One of the only structures in Bluffton that was not burned by Union Troops during the Civil War. The Church is a Gothic Revival-style originally designed by Edward Brickell White in 1853. The church’s first service took place in July of 1857. Located at 110...More

Thank Evon215
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Magnificent and historical. Try and take a tour. It is well worth the time for the historical information. The services are beautiful.

Thank Suzanne F
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