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St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church

St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church

Thoroughbred Country

Thoroughbred Country

Built in 1842, consecrated in 1843. Oldest church building in Aiken. Behind the sanctuary are interred botanist Henry Ravenel and poet James Matthews Legare. Only Confederate soldiers who died in the 1865 Battle of Aiken were allowed burial privileges. Mead Hall School (pre-K through 8th grade) is one of our outreach ministries located on the grounds.
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Aiken
Midlands
125 Pendleton St SW,
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 648-5497
Info & Amenities
Location
I-20 exit 18 to Hwy. 19 S. Turn right on Richland Ave at the fountain. Travel 1 block. Turn left on Pendleton St. (All the downtown streets are one-way divided boulevards). The Church is on the corner. The Offices are past the graveyard on the right.
Admission
Free
Admission Fee
Yes
Civil War
Yes
Days and Hours of Operation
Cemetery open daily--Church tours upon request
Motorcoach Parking
Yes
Free Admission
Yes
Hours Year-round
Office Hours M-F 8:30am-4pm; Su worship 7:45am, 9am and 11am
Listed on National Register
Yes