Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Goose Creek Church

Marker ID: SCHM 8-6
Location: US 52, 14.4 miles S of Moncks Corner
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 32° 58.62    W 080° 01.968
  32.977    -80.0328
Style: Free Standing **


The Parish of St. James was founded by Act of Assembly in 1706. The present edifice was begun in 1714 and completed in 1719. The royal arms of Great Britain can still be seen over the chancel, and here is preserved the Izard Hatchment, said to be one of the only two in America.