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St. Philip's Church

142 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2898
+1 843-722-7734
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142 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2898
+1 843-722-7734
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a history buff I happened to chose "All Saints' Day" (Nov 1) for my excursion here. In addition to doing reverence to The Civil War I visited St. Philips to honor John C. Calhoun who I found is actually buried here next to other...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Charleston for a week. On our first day, on a walking tour, the guide recommended this church as a place to visit. We went back 4 times over the following 5 days but didn't find it open once, even when the 'we...More

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Beautiful building, and I loved the cemetery adjoining! Church has beautiful and interesting interior. (I am not familiar with catholic churches, so the interior may be pretty ordinary for that time period.) Nevertheless, it is beautiful. I enjoyed the plaque outside that says, "The only...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Although faith is not about 'bricks and mortar', there is something majestic about worshiping our Lord in a beautiful, reverent space. This is it. We plan every visit to Charleston to include a Sunday morning so we can be here.

Thank Kyfarmgirl57
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I did not visit inside the church but across the street was a nice historic cemetery with different types of head stones even ones with skulls and wings . There is some history to this cemetery where someone is buried without a head stone but...More

Thank corollaclub98
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

St Philips is a very interesting church. The cemetery is very intriguing and definitely a must! Overall a beautiful church and historical experience.

Thank nursiegirl_16
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The church was not open the day we visited, but the large cemetery featured many interesting and historic graves.

Thank GeorgiaTravelers51
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The church and cemetery was closed that day we went. They were having VBS. I was able to admire it from the outside. I was able to see the markers that were closest to the fence. I will like to come back one day and...More

Thank srpanderson70
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were in town to do some research on ancestors. I have many buried in the cemetery here. The staff in the office was very helpful giving us the maps and books to find the graves. They set us up on a conference table, and...More

1  Thank cphannah
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Could not get inside the church (was Good Friday) but walked through the cemetery. Interesting old gravestones.

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