Historic South Carolina Churches and Synagogues

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Historic Churches Charleston, South Carolina

Nowhere are the events, faith and lives of South Carolina families better documented than in historic South Carolina churches, synagogues and cemeteries. 

Visit such remarkable South Carolina churches and synagogues as the first separate African-American congregation established in the Palmetto State after the Civil War, the second oldest synagogue in the country, and the site of the “Mother Church of the Province” established in 1670 - known as the Lighthouse Church for the light that was placed in its steeple to help guide ships to port.

Use the search below to discover everything from historic 16th century churches in Charleston to the burial site of a captain during the War of 1812 in Jacksonboro.
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Zion Pilgrim Baptist Cemetery
This site is considered one of the largest African-American cemeteries in Chester County. Please call the church or the Chester County library (803-377-8145) for detailed directions and more information.
Antioch Christian Church And Cemetery
Founded by Dr. W.R. Erwin it is the second Disciples of Christ Church was built circa 1833, is the oldest Disciples of Christ Church remaining in South Carolina. Many of...
Baptist Church of Beaufort
Organized in 1800, the building was erected in 1844 during the pastorate of Richard Fuller. The church is an excellent example of Greek Revival architecture.
Beaufort National Cemetery
With the National Cemetery Act of 1863 Abraham Lincoln established this cemetery for soldiers who died in the Civil War. Of the 7,500 Civil War soldiers buried here, 117 are...
Beth Israel Congregation
Chartered by the state of South Carolina in 1912, Beth Israel formally affiliated with the Reform Jewish movement and the Union of American Hebrew congregations in 1931.In 1887, the number...
Bethel A.M.E. Church
Established by Rev. A.T. Carr in 1865, Bethel AME was the first separate African-American congregation in Georgetown. The present sanctuary, built in 1882 and remodeled in 1908, is in Georgetown\'s...
Bethel A.M.E. Church
Organized in 1868, two AME bishops have come from this congregation. Columbus White, an African-American contractor, built this Romanesque Revival church around 1910.
Bethel A.M.E. Church
The congregation of the church organized in 1866 and in 1921, built this Romanesque Revival church designed by prominent African-American architect John Anderson Lankford . Though no longer used for...
Bethel UMC
Founded in 1837 and built in 1898. Please call the church or the Chester County library (803-377-8145) for detailed directions and more information.The Chester County Cemetery survey needs your help...
Bethel United Methodist Church
Charleston\'s first Methodist congregation purchased this parcel of land in 1795 and erected the church here in 1797. Black and white congregations worshiped here until 1851, when a larger Greek...

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