Bible Depository

Bible Depository (HMW8Y)

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

N 32° 46.633', W 79° 55.8'

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1828

Originally two stories, built as a depository by the South Carolina Bible Society on land purchased from the City for that purpose in 1828.

In 1882 the South Carolina Art Association acquired the building and used it for an art school until 1908. The Confederate Home and College bought the structure in that year and added a third floor as dormitory rooms for young women.

Severely damaged by the tornado of 1838, the building was purchased and repaired by the German Friendly Society in 1942. This society was founded Wednesday, January 15, 1766 and meets here weekly.

The Arion Society, founded 1832, meets here the second Friday of each month, September through May.

German Friendly Society
29 Chalmers Street
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HM NumberHMW8Y
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600207 N 3627096
Decimal Degrees32.77721667, -79.93000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.633', W 79° 55.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 37.98" N, 79° 55' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 60 Broad St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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