SCHS History Tours (App Access)

SCHS History Tours (App Access)


South Carolina History Tours 

This self-guided walking tour will include six historic churches, which today are still vibrant centers of faith: the parish church of St. Helena, the Baptist Church of Beaufort, Wesley Methodist Church, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Tabernacle Baptist Church, and First African Baptist Church.

Explore a variety of architecturally and historically significant churches in downtown Charleston with this self-guided tour of churches of different faiths throughout the city including the Circular Congregational Church, the Unitarian Church, the French Huguenot Church, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, St. Mary of the Annunciation, Mt. Zion AME Church, and St. Michael's Church.

During this specially designed self-guided driving tour, you will have the opportunity to learn about mills that are still standing and share the fascinating history of what was once known as the “Textile Center of the World.” Mills included in the tour are Mills Mill, Franklin, Dunean, Westervelt/Judson, Judson II, Brandon, Piedmont Plush, KM Fabrics, Woodside, Carolina/Poinsett, Southern Weaving, Monaghan, Riverdale, Union Bleachery, Simpson/American Spinning, and Poe.

Tours Include:

• Access to the app needed to take tour
• Beaufort walking tour booklet, Charleston church tour booklet, Greenville driving tour booklet.
• A Sacred Place: Old Churchyard Parish Church of St. Helena booklet [Beaufort Tour Only]


The tour app is valid through June 2023, unless otherwise notified.

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