37 Churches in United States that you should visit - With photos & details

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37 Churches to explore in United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral3511 Yoakum Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA

It is the spiritual home of the largest Eastern Orthodox parish in Houston, Texas.  The church was the seat of the Bishop of the 8th Diocesan District of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America. Daily a lot of people visits this place and is one of the famous places in Houston.

Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist120 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston, located in Charleston, South Carolina. Designed by Brooklyn architect Patrick Keely in the Gothic Revival style, it opened in 1907.

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception125 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12202, USA

This is a Roman Catholic church near the Mansion District in Albany, New York. Built-in the period of 1848-1852, it is the mother church of the Diocese of Albany. In 1976 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Chapel of the Holy Cross780 Chapel Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336, USA

The Chapel of the Holy Cross was built in 1956. The chapel was inspired and commissioned by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, sculptor Marguerite Brunswig Staude, who worked with project architect Richard Hein and architect August K. Strotz to complete this noteworthy and award-winning chapel.

Circular Congregational Church150 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

The Circular Congregational Church is a historic church at 150 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, United States, used by a congregation established in 1681. Its parish house, the Parish House of the Circular Congregational Church, is a highly significant Greek Revival architectural work by Robert Mills, and is recognized as a U.S. National Historic Landmark.

Ebenezer Baptist Church101 Jackson St NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

Ebenezer Baptist Church which was founded in 1886 is an evangelical Christian Baptist church located in Atlanta, United States, affiliated with the Progressive National Baptist Convention. It is one of the main attractions in Fulton county.

Faith Chapel1904 Schoolhouse Ln, Jekyll Island, GA 31527, USA

Faith Chapel is a historic chapel on Old Plantation Road in Jekyll Island, Georgia and was built in 1904. It was used as a non-denominational chapel until 1942. The interior and exterior walls are shingled, with gargoyles that are replicas of the ones at Notre Dame Cathedral. The chapel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and it is open to the public.

First African Baptist Church23 Montgomery St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Located just off Franklin Square near City Market stands First African Baptist Church, the oldest black church in North America. Since it was organized in 1773 by Reverend George Leila, the church even predates the United States’ official formation in 1776.

First Baptist Church of Columbia1306 Hampton St, Columbia, SC 29201, USA

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.

Fordham University Church441 E Fordham Rd, The Bronx, NY 10458, USA

The Fordham University Church is a Catholic church located at Fordham University in the Bronx, New York City.

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church2900 N McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431, USA

This is a huge church of Christianity. It is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Reno.It was used as a Catholic church as late as 2004 when construction on a larger building was completed and the parish moved to current location. Daily a lot of people visits this place and is a calm and quiet surrounding.

Kawaiahaʻo Church957 Punchbowl St, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA

The first Christian church built on Oahu. The is made of 14,000 coral slabs from ocean reefs that were hauled from the sea by native laborers and missionaries. The church and the grounds were named a National Historic Landmark in 1962. Now it is also a popular tourist destination in Honolulu county.

Memorial Church450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Located on the Main Quad at the center of the Stanford University campus, it was built during the American Renaissance by Jane Stanford as a memorial to her husband Leland. The church has been called "the University's architectural crown jewel". The church's chaplains were instrumental in the founding of Stanford's religious studies department.

Mission San Juan Capistrano9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214, USA

Mission San Juan Capistrano originally founded in 1716 in eastern Texas, Mission San Juan was transferred in 1731 to its present location. In 1756, the stone church, a friary, and a granary were completed. A larger church was begun but was abandoned when half complete, the result of population decline.

Mission San Luis2100 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304, USA

Mission San Luis de Apalachee was a Spanish Franciscan mission built in 1633 in the Florida Panhandle. The mission was part of Spain's effort to colonize the Florida Peninsula and to convert the Timucuan and Apalachee Indians to Christianity. The mission lasted until 1704 when it was evacuated and destroyed to prevent its use by an approaching militia of Creek Indians and South Carolinians.

Mission San Xavier del Bac1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746, USA

This is a historic Spanish Catholic mission that was founded in 1692 by Padre Eusebio Kino.  A historical church with importance in the history of US. It is now one of the famous tourist attractions in the Pima county.

Mokuaikaua Church75-5713 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA

Located on the big island of Hawaii. This was Hawaii's first Christian church. Founded by missionaries who came from Boston.

Oakland Cemetery248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA

Oakland Cemetery is one of the largest cemetery green spaces, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Founded as Atlanta Cemetery in 1850 on six acres (2.4 hectares) of land southeast of the city, it was renamed in 1872 to reflect the large number of oak and magnolia trees growing in the area.

Sacred Heart Cultural Center1301 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901, USA

It was built by Jesuit priests and its first service was on December 2, 1900, in Augusta, Georgia.The Sacred Heart Cultural Center, known also as Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is an events center and a former Roman Catholic Church. It is also one of the more notable and recognized landmarks in the city.

Saint Michael's Church71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

A historic church and the oldest surviving religious structure in Charleston built in the 1750s. One of the architectural wonders in the county and was a historical site that was visited by a lot of tourists.