St. James, Goose Creek

St. James, Goose Creek (HMJNW)

Location: Goose Creek, SC 29445 Berkeley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 58.545', W 80° 1.983'

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St. James, Goose Creek was one of the first Anglican parishes in the lowcountry, created by the Church Act of 1706. The first church here , built in 1707, was a frame building. This Georgian brick church, covered in stucco, was completed in 1719. Described in 1855 as "a romantically situated ancient church," it was restored after the Charleston Earthquake of 1886, in 1907, and in 1955.

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Exterior features include a hipped roof and a pediment with a relief of a pelican feeding her young, symbol of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, which sent missionaries here from London. Interior features include a tall pulpit, the Royal arms of George I, and a hatchment, or arms, of the Izard family. This church was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1970.
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Marker Number8-47
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Vestry of the St. James, Goose Creek Church
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 11:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 590354 N 3649013
Decimal Degrees32.97575000, -80.03305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 58.545', W 80° 1.983'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 58' 32.70" N, 80° 1' 58.98" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Vestry Ln, Goose Creek SC 29445, US
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