5 Clifford Street Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 723 2426
Since 1742 St. John's Lutheran Church has been actively working for the development and enrichment of it's patrons. "The Post & Courier Newspaper" has featured this remarkable church in its "Faith and Values" section. The involvement of this church in day to day lives goes beyond prayers and sermons. From time to time it organizes a number of events like music programs, educational events, youth programs etc. A wedding at this grand church is not just a ceremony but a celebration of unity and love. Contact the church for open hours or check website for information and events.
22 Elizabeth Street Charleston, SC 29403 +1 843 722 4374
New Tabernacle Fourth Baptist Church emphasizes on the three 'W's-word, worship and works which can help the community men face the challenges of the ever-changing world. The church conducts regular services, services, baptism and community programs for the benefit of the masses. Besides this, the church also is a popular venue for concerts and diverse events. Piccolo Spoleto Spotlight Concert Series and South Carolina Jazz Diaspora are some of the memorable events held here. All in all, a must-visit place for spiritual awareness and good entertainment.
48 Hasell Street Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 722 8906
St. Johannes Lutheran Church is located in the heart of Charleston and is one of the most famous churches. Since 1842, it has been providing guidance and knowledge to its patrons. Surrounded by three beautiful gardens-The Garden of Beatitudes, Meditation Garden and The Mary Garden-this is one of the most preferred church for a perfect fairy tale wedding. The architecture and interiors of this church are beautiful and well maintained.
125 Bull Street College of Charleston Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 953 7609
The main mission of this research center is to collect and preserve the rich history and culture of African Americans in Charleston and South Carolina. Established in 1985, the museum has documented the history of the slave trade, civil and women's rights movement. The center maintains an archive of rich material which is used by researchers, scholars and public alike. A cultural center and a gift shop are additional attractions. The center actively sponsors conferences and exhibits to promote Afro-American culture and history. A number of promotional events and study programs are held periodically.
110 Calhoun Street Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 722 2561
Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, also known as 'Mother Emanuel', is a religious institution developed specially for the people of color. The Church organizes summer camps for students of all ages as also conducts conferences, gospel music classes conducted by renowned artists, which is followed by a concert on the last day of the course. Mother Emanuel also prepares graduating high school students for baccalaureate service. There's so much to Mother Emanuel along with religion and worship.
120 Broad Street Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 724 8395
Originally named "St. John and St. Finbar," the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is noted for its unique stained glass windows and large organ. Apart from baptism and marriages, the church is a venue for many musical concerts. The music ministry aims to portray the stories of Christ through chants, ethnic choirs, modern choirs and instrumentals. Special concerts like the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Concert are hosted in the Cathedral. Artists like John Tavener, Eric Whitacre and Olivier Messiaen have given their performances at this venue.
125 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 853 3233
Located besidesGibbes Museum of Art, Wells features works of nearly 20 artists. Each month, through various events, the gallery showcases its wide range of art on display. Featuring landscapes from local Low Country, the various works of art on display are also up for grabs. Such is Well's growing success that it now has three different outlets across the States.
43 John Street Charleston, SC 29403 +1 843 722 7568
The Low Country inhabitants of South Carolina, commonly known as the Gullahs, in order to promote their culture and history started the Chuma Gallery. By hosting a variety of paintings and artworks which derive deep influences from Creole scriptures, the gallery provides impetus to talented Charleston natives. Where there is quality art, praises aren't far away. Not only has the art in Chuma been well received by seasoned players in the field but their timely jazz performances and other side events draws attention from a fair few quarters. Check website for such similar ongoing events.
122 East Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 727 2165
The historic significance of Old Exchange building will always be divided. Unanimous though remains the praise for its architecture. The balcony was used by George Washington to read the declaration of independence. Word is, for generations the place was used to trade slaves. It also served as confinement for colonial traitors and prisoners. Despite being over two centuries old, the place still exudes colonial charm and the history can be smelt in the air.
188 Meeting Street Market Hall Charleston, SC 29401 +1 843 723 1541
The historic significance of Charleston needs no introduction. The City Market at the Historic District has seen many renovations over the years. Situated at the second floor of the Market Hall is the Confederate Museum of Charleston. Part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the museum houses various memorabilia from the State Wars. Blending well with the historic theme of Charleston, the variety of mementos and pictures shed a bright light of the country in darker times.
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