Near Goose Creek in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Goose Creek Church
The Parish of St. James was founded by Act of Assembly in 1706. The present edifice was begun in 1714, and completed in 1719. The Royal Arms of Great Britain can still be seen over the chancel, and here is preserved the Izard Hatchment, said to be one of the only two in America. (Marker Number 8-6.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1706.
Location. 32° 58.622′ N, 80° 1.968′ W. Marker is near Goose Creek, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Snake River Rd., 0.2 miles south of Old State Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goose Creek SC 29445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. James, Goose Creek (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goose Creek Bridge (approx. Ό mile away); Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall Elementary School (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Yamasee War At Goose Creek, 1715 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Oaks (approx. half a mile away); Otranto Plantation (approx. one mile away); Boochawee Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Goose Creek / City of Goose Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goose Creek.
More about this marker. The Goose Creek Church is also called St. James, Goose Creek. (See marker 8-47 m29495)
Also see . . . St. James Church (Goose Creek, South Carolina). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on June 22, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,731 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 18, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. 2. submitted on June 22, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.