St. John's Church

St. John's Church (HM784)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 46.728', W 79° 56.076'

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This church grew fromservices held for Germaninhabitants in Charlestonby Rev. Johann MartinBoltzius in 1734 and Rev.Henry Melchior Muhlenbergin 1742. The cornerstone of the first house ofworship was laid in 1759;the second and presentchurch building wasdedicated in 1818. Dr.John Bachman, notedclergyman, naturalist, andauthor, served as ministerof St. John's 1815 - 1874.During this time, he

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assisted his ornithologistand artist friend JohnJames Audubon, inproducing Birds of Americaand the work entitledVivipavous Quadrupeds of North America. Bachmanwas influential inestablishing the S CLutheran Synod (1824),the Lutheran TheologicalSouthern Seminary (1830),and Newberry College(1856). He died in 1874and is buried inthe church .
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HM NumberHM784
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Marker Number10-22
Year Placed1992
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 8:52pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599775 N 3627267
Decimal Degrees32.77880000, -79.93460000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.728', W 79° 56.076'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 43.68" N, 79° 56' 4.56" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Archdale St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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