The First Presbyterian Church of Charleston

The First Presbyterian Church of Charleston (HMQAG)

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

N 32° 46.464', W 79° 55.854'

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Organized 1731 / Incorporated 1784

— This building dedicated 1814 —

Originally founded by twelve Scottish families, it was familiarly known in its early history as the Scots' Kirk.

The present church replaced an earlier one, which had been enlarged once before the American Revolution and twice afterwards.

This building was damaged severely by the earthquake of 1886 and to a lesser extent by the tornado of 1938.
Year Placed1940
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 3:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600126 N 3626783
Decimal Degrees32.77440000, -79.93090000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.464', W 79° 55.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 27.84" N, 79° 55' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 53 Meeting St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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