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Bluffton in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

St. Luke's Church

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. St. Luke's Church Marker
Inscription. This sanctuary, built 1824 as St. Luke's Episcopal Church, housed an active Episcopal congregation until just before the Civil War. It was sold to the trustees of St. Luke's Methodist Church in 1875 and served that congregation since. St. Luke's is listed in the National Register of Historic Places for its architectural significance as a blend of the Georgian and Greek Revival styles.
 
Erected 1998 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 7-25.)
 
Location. 32° 16.42′ N, 80° 56.964′ W. Marker is in Bluffton, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Okatie Hwy (South Carolina Route 170), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3080 Okatie Hwy, Okatie SC 29909, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Barrel Landing Schoolhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Honor Of All Veterans (approx. 1.5 miles away); Bluffton, S.C. (approx. 5.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Michael C. Riley Schools (approx. 5.6 miles away); Church of the Cross (approx. 5.8 miles
St. Luke's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
2. St. Luke's Church and Marker
away); Bluffton United Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Palmetto Bluff (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Palmetto Bluff (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bluffton.
 
Regarding St. Luke's Church. National Register of Historic Places :
St. Luke's Church (added 1987 - Building - #87001951)
♦ Also known as Bull Hill Church;St. Luke's Methodist Church
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
♦Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Georgian
♦Area of Significance: Architecture
♦Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
♦Owner: Private
♦Historic Function: Religion
♦Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
♦Current Function: Religion
♦Current Sub-function: Religious Structure
 
Also see . . .  National Register Information on St. Luke's Church. St. Luke’s Church, constructed in 1824, is architecturally significant as a representation of the transition between the
St. Luke's Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
3. St. Luke's Church
Georgian style, characteristic of earlier Episcopal churches in South Carolina, and the developing Greek Revival style. (Submitted on September 18, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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