Trinity Episcopal Church in Abbeville, South Carolina is a embarking on a multi-year, $2.3 million restoration. Meadors, Inc. (www.meadorsinc.com), of Charleston, SC, has completed a comprehensive conditions assessment and outlined a phased restoration plan. Meadors, winner of multiple preservation awards from the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, The Preservation Society, and the City of Charleston, will oversee all phases of the restoration. Help support the restoration of this historic treasure which, as a top tourist attraction, contributes significantly to the economy of Abbeville.
A newly discovered photo of Trinity, from November 1940. This photo is part of the documentation filed on Trinity by the National Park Service for the Historic American Buildings Survey. The photo is now housed at the Library of Congress.
FRIENDS OF TRINITY ABBEVILLE recently earned the Bronze GuideStar Nonprofit Profile participation level! This leading symbol of nonprofit transparency and accountability is presented by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. In order to be awarded the Bronze Seal of Transparency, Friends of Trinity Abbeville added key information to our profile on guidestar.org, such … Continue reading Friends of Trinity Abbeville Achieves Bronze Level on Guidestar.org
Legend told of Trinity’s chancel window running the Union blockade during the Civil War. The true story is even more fascinating and involves the father of stained glass painting in America and the probable model for the character of Rhett Butler.
Trinity’s 1860 benefactors stipulated that the highest quality materials and latest procedures were used to create their mini-cathedral.