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St. Andrew’s Parish Church

 
 
St. Andrew's Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. St. Andrew's Parish Church Marker
Inscription. Built in part in 1706, the year the Church of England was established here by law. Enlarged 1723. Burned out and re-built 1764. Scene of early missionary work among the Negroes.
 
Location. 32° 50.276′ N, 80° 2.984′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Ashley River Road (SC Highway 61) near Plainview Rd, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2604 Ashley River Road, Charleston SC 29414, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drayton Hall / Drayton Family (approx. 2.7 miles away); South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company (approx. 3 miles away); Jenkins Orphanage (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Rev. John G. Drayton (approx. 3.3 miles away); Royal Judge John Drayton (approx. 3.3 miles away); Magnolia Plantation (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dr. Henry Woodward (approx. 4.2 miles away); Liberty Hill (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
St. Andrew's Parish Church Marker as seen traveling north on SC 61 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 15, 2008
2. St. Andrew's Parish Church Marker as seen traveling north on SC 61
St. Andrew's Parish Church as seen today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 15, 2008
3. St. Andrew's Parish Church as seen today
Nestled close to the Ashley River and containing ten acres of land, Old Saint Andrew's property is comprised of a cemetery, an education building, and the main church building dating back to 1706, the oldest surviving church in South Carolina. The parish church of the Bull and Drayton families, its rural location has kept the church in remarkably authentic condition. This active Episcopal church, featured in the mini series "North and South," Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
St. Andrew's Parish Church , a pond nearby the church cemetery along SC 61 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. St. Andrew's Parish Church , a pond nearby the church cemetery along SC 61
St. Andrew’s Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By D G Gilreath, 2016
5. St. Andrew’s Parish Church Marker
Azaleas in bloom near church sign. Church is located on Hwy. 61, near historic Drayton Hall Plantation.
St. Andrew’s Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By D G Gilreath, 2016
6. St. Andrew’s Parish Church Marker
Pond with fountain in churchyard of Old St. Andrews Parish Church. Bridge connects the 1706 church and buildings with the "newer" part of the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,491 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5, 6. submitted on July 2, 2017, by D G Gilreath of Charleston, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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