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Old St. Andrews
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State Charleston, SC
Denomination Episcopal Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes On the Ashley Rive Road is this old Episcopal Church; construction begin in 1706, enlarged as a cruciform in 1723, it is the oldest example of Episcopal architecture in South Carolina. The Church formerly served as a financial yardstick for its parishioners - the front pews renting higher than the rear ones. St. Andrews was once the wealthiest parish in the Colonies.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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