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First Baptist Church of Columbia

1306 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA

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About First Baptist Church of Columbia

The James Petigru Boyce Chapel is a historic church building at 1306 Hampton Street in Columbia, South Carolina. It is a Greek Revival building built in 1859. A convention met here on December 17, 1860, whose delegates voted unanimously for South Carolina to secede from the United States, leading to the American Civil War. It was designated a National Historic Landmark as First Baptist Church, the role it played at the time.


Attractions near First Baptist Church of Columbia

Columbia Museum of Art0.39km from First Baptist Church of Columbia

The Columbia Museum of Art is South Carolina's premier international art museum established in 1950 with extraordinary collections of European, American, Asian, and modern and contemporary fine and decorative art that span millennia. It is one of the main attractions in Richland county.

Robert Mills House and Gardens0.5km from First Baptist Church of Columbia

This is a historic house museum at 1616 Blanding Street in Columbia, South Carolina which was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1973 for its architectural significance. It has been furnished with decorative arts of the early 19th century, including American Federal, English Regency, and French Empire pieces.

Woodrow Wilson Family Home0.54km from First Baptist Church of Columbia

The Woodrow Wilson Family Home is located in Columbia, South Carolina and was one of the childhood homes of the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson.

The Basilica of Saint Peter0.55km from First Baptist Church of Columbia

The Basilica of St. Peter, also known as St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, is located at 1529 Assembly St. in Columbia, South Carolina. This is the second building of the oldest Catholic parish in Columbia and the Midlands of South Carolina. On June 24, 2018, it was announced that the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued a decree granting Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia the title ‘Minor Basilica.

Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens0.58km from First Baptist Church of Columbia

This is a historic mansion that was the home of members of the prominent Hampton family. The house is of a post-Colonial, Classical Revival style which was constructed in 1818. Now the house was restored and reopened to the public in 1970 as a museum that epitomizes the lives of the planter elite in antebellum South Carolina and is operated by the Historic Columbia Foundation.

South Carolina State House0.62km from First Baptist Church of Columbia

The South Carolina State House is the building housing the government of the U.S. state of South Carolina, which includes the South Carolina General Assembly and the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia near the corner of Gervais and Assembly Streets, the building also housed the Supreme Court until 1971.

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Richland County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is the second-most populous county in South Carolina which was founded in 1785.