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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
1. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Marker
Inscription. The cathedral parish was established in 1821 by Bishop John England, the first Bishop of Charleston. The cathedral was named for St. Finbar. A second cathedral church was erected on this site in 1856 under the names of Sts. John and Finbar. This fine gothic structure was destroyed in the 1861 fire. The present cathedral was completed in 1907.
 
Location. 32° 46.575′ N, 79° 56.07′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Legare Street, on the left when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of St. Andrew's Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Most Reverend Emmet Michael Walsh (within shouting distance of this marker); John Rutledge Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurens - Rutledge House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Harvey House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Doctor John Lining (about 500 feet away); Electrical Engineering Milestone (about 600 feet away); St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
2. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Marker
 History of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. (Submitted on February 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
3. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
4. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
5. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
6. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
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By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
7. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Front door
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from The Digital Charleston
8. Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
An 1865 photo of the ruins of Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. John and St. Finbar destroyed during the Great Fire of 1861
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   8. submitted on March 5, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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