Fodor's Expert Review St. Michael's Church

South of Broad Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Topped by a 186-foot steeple, St. Michael's is the city's oldest surviving church building. The first cornerstone was set in place in 1752 and, through the years, other elements were added: the steeple clock and bells (1764); the organ (1768); the font (1771); and the altar (1892). A claim to fame: George Washington worshipped in pew number 43 in 1791. Listen for the bell ringers on Sunday morning before worship services.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine Historic District/Site Historical Free Cemetery

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78 Meeting St.
Charleston, South Carolina  29401, USA


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