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French Huguenot Church

136 Church St, At the corner of Church and Queen sts., Charleston, SC 29401-2802
+1 843-722-4385
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This beautiful church dates back to 1844 and is the only French Hugenot church in the country that still gives the liturgy in French.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
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136 Church St, At the corner of Church and Queen sts., Charleston, SC 29401-2802
Downtown
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+1 843-722-4385
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband's geneology research led him to phone the French Huguenot Society in Charleston. He met at the archives with one of the geneologists who was an enormous help with information on his French ancestors. He and I later went to this church which is...More

Thank travel7continents
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Worth a 15 min visit. On some days they have the members available to provide tours and answer questions. Free but donations appreciated.

Thank Subnukeman
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We just loved it,,, the history of this church is beyond what we already knew..... I would say it's a must see..... loved it...

Thank Jack87DR
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've performed well over 100 weddings -- attended one here and the venue was superb. Simply gorgeous and historical...

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Lovely, beautiful church. Attended the annual French service (held in the Spring) as I've been wanting to do for years. Stayed after the service to listen to the history of the church and the congregation. This is an operating church, not a tourist attraction per...More

Thank Genine A
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Seeing a Huguenot church in Charleston made me think of my days in world history learning about their persecution in France from the Catholic church. Learn the history of the church and then go for a visit. It truly is interesting.

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This church was absolutely beautiful and very historic. It still had the old pew boxes and a few family names still on them. I went for a wedding.

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a beautiful old church and the only active French Huguenot Church in the US. On the morning we visited, the church was open and two volunteers were there to give us a one-on-one tour. They also told us the spots for the best...More

Thank yolanda h
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Another very old church with so much history. The inside is beautiful. Only three Huguenot churches in America including this one.

Thank Claude B
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a beautiful church and if you have Huguenot ancestry it is definitely worth a visit, even if your ancestor did not come through South Carolina. The church is very old and has a lot of history. The inside is beautiful. A lot of...More

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