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Church History – First Unitarian Church in the South

Charleston, with its abundance of churches, is rightfully called the “Holy City.” Many of its places of worship are architecturally noteworthy. The Unitarian Church is of these places; it is the second oldest church on the city peninsula and the English Perpendicular Gothic Revival style building is designated a National Historic Landmark. In 1772, the Society of Dissenters, known today as the Circular Congregational Church, was experiencing growing pains. Their congregation needed more room than the Meeting Street location could accommodate, so they decided to Continue reading →