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Unitarian Church in Charleston

8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
+1 843-723-4617
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8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even in the heat of June, it is so cool to walk the little hidden ally off King street that cuts into the cemetery of the Unitarian church. The graveyard has a beauty in its overgrown plants. Inside the church do not miss the gorgeous...More

Thank smileynvp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love cemeteries (we're from Salem, MA -- we can't help it!) and this one is especially lovely. Lots of greenery and beauty all around.

Thank ama_4327
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Only visited the cemetery. The cemetery tour was part of a Ghost Tour. This cemetery, adhering to the traditions of Unitarians, is unkempt--allowed to grow wild and poorly tended. Yet there was an ambiance within the cemetery that was spell binding. Peaceful. A lovely experience.

Thank Travis T
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you're into this kind of thing, the gravestones make for some interesting reading, nice and shady on a warm sunlit day.

Thank 66Gael
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The church and it’s grounds are beautiful. If you can, try and visit when the church is open. Volunteers give tours and answer questions about the church September thru mid-June on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m and Sundays from 12:30 p.m. – 3:00...More

Thank Textilesqueen
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The church was closed but I primarily went for the gardens anyway. It is an oasis, very calming. There is a gateway on King Steet next to Domicile real estate.

Thank Elisabeth S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Did not go inside the church, but there is a really cool cemetery behind it, You can get there via either the front of the church or from King Street. There is an alleyway from there. Was able to take really interesting pictures of this...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We'd been recommended to visit this quirky and overgrown cemetery and it was difficult to find. We asked a number of locals who didn't know of it until we found some aged Daughters of the Revolution who gave us great directions. It's a gem of...More

Thank Chrisco186225
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The ceiling in the sanctuary is not to be missed and the church yard is a treasure. Some of the plants go back to the 1830's.

Thank abbydab
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The gardens and the cemetery of the Unitarian Church are almost hidden. Walk by the gate and then wander back into a wonderland of oak trees, camellias and azaleas. The cemetery is very old, and the grave markers are a lovely mix of designs and...More

Thank SuzanneetRon
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