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Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Christ Church

 
 
Christ Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription. The Church Act of 1706 created Christ Church Parish. The first church, a wooden structure built in 1707, accidentally burned in 1725. A brick church was erected in 1726, and although the British burned it in 1782 and the interior was destroyed by Union Troops in 1865, the original walls still stand. In 1874, the church was restored and consecrated.
 
Erected 1970 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 10-7.)
 
Location. 32° 50.659′ N, 79° 48.843′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on U.S. 17 near opposite Long Point Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29466, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Snee Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Lines (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Snee Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles Pinckney - Statesman (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slave Community
Christ Church Marker, (r), looking north along US 17 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
2. Christ Church Marker, (r), looking north along US 17
Long Point Road and Snee Farm Marker seen in background at left
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Rice Trunk (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lowcountry Waterways (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Regarding Christ Church. National Register of Historic Places:
Christ Church (added 1972 - Building - #72001201)
4.6 mi. NE of Mount Pleasant on U.S. 17, Mount Pleasant
Architectural Style: Colonial
Significant Year: 1787, 1726
Area of Significance: Religion, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1750-1799
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
 
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Christ Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
3. Christ Church
Christ Church Front Door Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
4. Christ Church Front Door
Christ Church Vestry, built 1751, restored 1939 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 21, 2010
5. Christ Church Vestry, built 1751, restored 1939
 
 
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