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

Church of the Cross

 
 
Church of the Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 13, 2009
1. Church of the Cross Marker
Inscription.
The National Register
Of Historic Places
Church of the Cross
South Carolina Department
of Archives
and History

 
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior. (Marker Number #75001686.)
 
Location. 32° 13.882′ N, 80° 51.817′ W. Marker is in Bluffton, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Calhoun Street near Pope Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Calhoun Street, Bluffton SC 29910, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bluffton United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michael C. Riley Schools (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bluffton, S.C. (approx. mile away but has been reported missing); Palmetto Bluff (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Palmetto Bluff (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pinckney Island (approx. 4.6 miles away); Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. Luke's Church (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bluffton.
 
Regarding Church of the Cross. National Register of Historic Places :
Church
Church of the Cross Marker, as seen beneath the lantern on the right image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 30, 2009
2. Church of the Cross Marker, as seen beneath the lantern on the right
of the Cross ** (added 1975 - Building - #75001686)
Calhoun St., Bluffton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: White,Edward Brickell
Architectural Style: Gothic, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Church School, Religious Structure
 
Also see . . .  The Church of the Cross History. In 1863, Federal troops marched into Bluffton, burning most of the town. Although the church was spared, its congregation fled. (Submitted on June 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.LandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Church of the Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 30, 2009
3. Church of the Cross Marker
Church of the Cross Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2003
4. Church of the Cross Marker
Church of the Cross Marker closeup with flash image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 13, 2009
5. Church of the Cross Marker closeup with flash
 
 
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