Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Baptist Church

1682 - 1982

 
 
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
1. First Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.
Established September 25, 1682
Kittery, Maine
Moved to this site, 1699
This building dedicated January, 1822
Designed by Robert Mills
Time Capsule placed, 1983
to be opened, 2083

"To God be the Glory"

 
Location. 32° 46.433′ N, 79° 55.733′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Church Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Rose's House (here, next to this marker); James Verree House (within shouting distance of this marker); John McCall House (within shouting distance of this marker); Capers Motte House (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Brewton House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Thomas Dale House (within shouting distance of this marker); 73 Church Street (within shouting distance of this marker); DuBose Heyward House (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Verree House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 23 Tradd Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
First Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
2. First Baptist Church Marker

1. First Baptist Church of Charleston. Official website of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, S.C. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Robert Mill. Robert Mills (August 12, 1781 – March 3, 1855), most famously known for designing the Washington Monument, is sometimes called the first native born American to become a professional architect, though Charles Bulfinch perhaps has a clearer claim to this honor. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Baptist Church<br>Church Street (East) Facade image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
3. First Baptist Church
Church Street (East) Facade
First Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
4. First Baptist Church Cemetery
First Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
5. First Baptist Church Cemetery
A common site in many of the old church cemeteries in Charleston are tombstones leaning along the cemetery walls.
First Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
6. First Baptist Church Cemetery
First Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
7. First Baptist Church Cemetery
First Baptist Church , 61 Church Street, Historic American Engineering Record image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, C.O. Greene, September 1940
8. First Baptist Church , 61 Church Street, Historic American Engineering Record
Habs SC,10-CHAR,70--2
First Baptist Church ,61 Church Street,  Historic American Engineering Record image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, Charles N. Bayless, circa August 1962
9. First Baptist Church ,61 Church Street, Historic American Engineering Record
Habs SC,10-CHAR,70--5
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   8, 9. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Paid Advertisement