400 McGrath Darby Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: (843) 881-1722
Fax: (843) 881-1723
Located on the Whilden Street, St. Andrew's Anglican Church opens its doors for the followers of Jesus Christ. The church is home to the St. Andrew's congregation which hosts various religious events from time to time. The church's history dates back to the middle of the 19th Century, when it was housed inside a wooden structure, which can still be found at the site. Today, the worship and prayer service on Sundays take place inside a charming stucco structure, which is also accessible for those on wheelchair. Visit their website to know more.
Charleston Cooks! Maverick Kitchen Store is a culinary hub in its namesake city. This one-stop shop covers all your cooking essentials with an inventory of utensils, gadgets and kitchen appliances on sale. Peruse their shelves for everything from baking paraphernalia and saute pans, to Santoku knives, tongs and cutlery. Frequent visitors include budding and professional chefs, as well as the food lover next door. Exchange notes, share recipes and tips, and browse through their cookbook selection. They also organize workshops in basic skills and various cuisines that are also unique ideas for your next birthday or to celebrate an anniversary with your loved ones.
Owing to the huge population of French merchants, this area was dubbed as the French Quarter. This district features several historical buildings, a few art spaces and dining establishments too. Added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, Pink House Tavern, Dock Street Theatre and French Huguenot Church are few of the many important landmarks of this section.
An arena which has facilities for many sports like basketball, racquetball, volleyball and badminton. With an excellent hardwood floored basketball court, it is named after Head Men's Basketball Coach John Kresse. The arena has hosted many major tournaments and is buzzing with matches in many seasons. So do catch up with the latest basketball games in South Carolina.
Since 1680, St. Philip's Episcopal Church has been spreading the teachings of the Bible along with faith and love among its patrons. For better outreach the church has formed a number of ministries. It has a special arrangement for women that is "Women of St. Philip's - Episcopal Church Women"—an organization which aims at bringing a better understanding among women.
Located at the oldest street of South Carolina, and well known as one of the most important structures, the South Carolina National Bank of Charleston is a historic bank structure. The bank was known as the only bank that provided international bank services. The bank looked stunning in it's exterior architectural design and is a great place to visit. The bank was listed on the register of National Historic Places in 1973.
In 1681, a group of persecuted French Huguenots left France and established a community in Charleston, but a series of fires burned the churches they built. The 1845 Gothic Revival structure that exists today is the only independent Huguenot church in America. It features an original Baroque tone pipe organ used during services. The organ was rescued from being shipped to New York in 1865 by Confederate soldiers who had dismantled it. Today it welcomes visitors of all faiths to tour the church, the grounds and its historic cemetery. In the spring, the church holds an annual mass in French.
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church is a beautiful church with great historic significance. It was built in 1839, after the old structure was dilapidated in a fire. The church has a simple yet graceful architecture. It is considered to be the first Roman Catholic parish in Georgia and the Carolinas. The congregation had a magnificent past and was thus put up in the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. The church is functional till date and carries out regular masses and other religious ceremonies.
'Togetherness' is one important aspect of human life that the word of God lays stress on. “Called to Community, Transformed by Grace, Sent to Serve” is the message that St. Michael's Church tries to convey. Biblical preachings, worships and liturgies play an active role in fulfilling the church's mission. Dating back to the 1600s, when it was just a small wooden structure, this church now displays beautiful Gothic architecture. The Victorian style Altar, the Ainsworth-Thwaites Clock and the eight bells which ring on Saturdays are some of the features unique to St. Michael's. Along with its prayer services, the church also plays host to interesting events.
Founded by Charles Towne, Charleston is the largest city in the Charleston County. It is popularly known as the 'Holy City' owing to the numerous churches here. Charleston with its scenic beauty and subtropical climate happens to be a popular tourist destination in the country. The beautiful historical monuments of this region are for sure not worth missing.
The William Blacklock House is designated as a national historic landmark. The 18th century house created for Charleston's wealthy British merchants, has a wide hallway flanked by two rooms on each side. The interiors have intricate woodwork, cypress paneling and a vaulted ceiling. Acquired by the College of Charleston in 1971, the venue houses alumni services and administrative offices of the college. The Blacklock House is used as a venue for hosting wedding receptions, reunions and a variety of events.
Ashley Hall is an all girls school. The rooms inside and the lawn of McBee House, an incredible example of a Regency Villa located within the school grounds, are all available on rent for various events and functions. The rooms include the MacDonald Drawing Room, Hubbard Board Room, Sottile Thompson Recital Hall and a porch, which can accommodate up to 150 people for cocktail parties and receptions. The lawn, Burges Auditorium, the Davies Auditorium each auditorium has stages, podiums, state of the art light and sound system, a screen and a piano.