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The Church of the Cross

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Address: 110 Calhoun Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
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+1 843-757-2661

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Beautiful church and grounds!

Stunning views of the May River and gorgeous grounds make for fantastic photo opportunities. Its so peaceful and quiet- just love it here.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views of the May River and gorgeous grounds make for fantastic photo opportunities. Its so peaceful and quiet- just love it here.

Thank Luv2TravelFL
Gainesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute beautiful church that sits on the May river. The views are breath taking. The church's Gothic architecture is very cool. The lawn and grounds are perfectly manicured. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Hartsdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Church is a wonderful symbol of the area, do not expect grandiosity, expect uniqueness, also a great location in the bluff. If you coordinate your trip with one of the boat trips to see the may river, if you are lucky enough there is a wonderful lady who is a marine biologist that knows the area like no other,,... More 

Thank Tomas S
Gainesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Landmark in Bluffton. Very pretty church looking over the water. Grounds are nicely done. Good place to take some family photos

Thank matjaz2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is peaceful and beautiful! History abounds! During the Civil War, the sanctuary became a stable for the horses. There is an active, working congregation.

Thank Jean N
Scawby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a 2 week break in Hilton Head Island I was fortunate enough to spend an afternoon in Bluffton . The Church of the Cross is a beautifully preserved building in an idyllic spot looking onto the May River. Bluffton is a pleasant small southern town with lots of interesting shops selling crafts , art and trinkets. It has a... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful church anchors a public landing of the May River. It is lovingly maintained by parishioners. Not sure who provides the elegant, understated wreaths during holiday seasons, but sometimes I wander down just to be inspired by them. Bring your camera to capture the beautiful exterior. Having been spared the fires of the Union Army, The Church of the... More 

Thank annotrips
Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church sits on a scenic bluff that overlooks the May River waterway. Although we had visited the grounds before, there was a sign outside that said a docent was on duty so we walked in and had a nice chat while admiring this centuries old church. It has withstood various acts of mother nature, along with the Civil War,... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

be sure to check out this historic and beautiful church and its properties. A docent should be on duty so you can get inside and also to see the famous bees. I could love here....

Thank DWS13433
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic church still active and used for many occasions. Right at the end of Calhoun St. with it many festivals and farmers market in the spring to fall timeframe.

Thank topcat556

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