Inside St. Michael's, Charleston

Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston

Built in 1750 this is the oldest surviving church in Charleston.

Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston

St. Michael’s sits on one of the ‘four corners of law’ and represents ecclesiastical law. The other corners are the country courthouse, city hall, and federal courthouse. All are 200+ years old and listed on the various national registries.

Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston

This building survived both the Revolutionary and Civil War.

Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston
Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston

The stained glass windows include works by the famous Tiffany Studios.

Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston
Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston

The church grave yard contains a long list of major US historical figures include signers of the US Constitution. Charleston was one of the wealthiest cities before the Civil War and all the church’s in town reflect this.

Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston
Inside St. Michael's, Charleston
Inside St. Michael’s, Charleston

This series of photographs were in shot March 2020.

Also on this web site are similar articles presenting many of the other historical churches in Charleston and the surrounding area.

 

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