Sacred Places of the Lowcountry: Lost Photographs from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Overview
These historic places of worship celebrate the rich cultural and spiritual traditions of the South with breathtaking architecture and stunning detail. This collection of images from the Historic American Buildings Survey, an effort to catalogue and document the architecture and building culture of America, captures the holiness and haunting beauty of over fifty sacred grounds in South Carolina. Through his selection of these photographs, William P. Baldwin attests to the awe that each site inspires and proves that "as they evoke that better, that sober and gentler angel of ourselves, they are indeed sacred places."
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ISBN: 9781596293465
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: South Carolina
Images: 149
Pages: 168
Dimensions: 10 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
William Baldwin is a lifelong resident of the South Carolina Lowcountry. He has authored and co-authored numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including Mrs. Whaley and Her Charleston Garden, The Fennel Family Papers, Heaven is a Beautiful Place, Inland Passages, and Mantelpieces of the Old South.