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St. Michael's Church

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Address: 71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2902
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+1 843-723-0603
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09:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 09:00
09:30 - 12:00
18:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 16:00
Fri 09:00 - 15:00
Sat 09:00 - 12:00
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Charleston's oldest church has been tolling its bells on the hour since...

Charleston's oldest church has been tolling its bells on the hour since 1764.

Dynamic Downtown Worship in the Anglican Tradition

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Beautiful

Stained glass windows are beautiful. The cemetery beside the church adds to the visit. This church is in most of our pictures as it highlights the landscape of the city.

Reviewed 15 May 2016
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Seneca
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Stained glass windows are beautiful. The cemetery beside the church adds to the visit. This church is in most of our pictures as it highlights the landscape of the city.

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Columbus, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Go inside and look around. Beautiful sentiments on memorials. Enjoyed reading about former church members and their asset to the community.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I can't believe I was in the same church as our 1st President of the United States! I am honored! Very nice church. The surrounding area is quite historic and full of wonderful history. There is so much to see and learn in Charleston. Go to the church, the 'Exchange'. Lots of history!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I've been here twice. The people are friendly. The music is great, and the preaching is to the point. The folks here sure don't mind sharing their enthusiasm for their church, and it sure seems genuine.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great staff provided the historical references for the church where two signers of the Declaration of Independance are buried, this is the third location for the church (darn fires). A restful and informative free visit

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Suffern, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a famous Charleston church and historic building. We visited it on our walking tour and learned about its history with our guide. Pew 43 is reserved for dignitaries and we were told that George Washington actually sat in that pew. It's worth a visit and it's in the historic area so it's easy to find.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The church is open most days, just walk on in. It's gorgeous inside, the architecture and stained glass windows, the pew's.

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Long island, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Never rebuilt, this is the church that all the famous historical figures attended. Still has original pews, with locked doors where the rich and famous rented for the year. Most impressive is the original Tiffany Windows, which are magnificent.

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Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

crowded as it is a main attraction for tour buses and walking tours. beautiful church to spend time.

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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a beautiful church that is leaning to one side after an earthquake dropped one side of it almost 8 inches many years ago. Church is still functional so no worries! I believe that George Washington and Prince Charles have visited this church. Small but definitely a look see!!

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