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Wanted to pay my respects

Wanted to pay my respects to all the victims of this terrible crime. We had just watched the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Gary L
New York City, New York
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Solemn experience

Mother Emanuel Church was the scene of a terrible tragedy, but is a place of hope and peace. The... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I passed by this Church from the Public Library I had been visiting on the same roadway while visiting Charleston. The incident, although tragic and traumatic, is misunderstood and has been antagonistic in the media. What happened here regrettably was totally unavoidable in my estimation....More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Wanted to pay my respects to all the victims of this terrible crime. We had just watched the showtime special active shooter. So it was really fresh in our minds. What a terrible thing to happen to these people who were just there to pray...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Mother Emanuel Church was the scene of a terrible tragedy, but is a place of hope and peace. The church is so beautiful. People visit to pray in front of the gates. They leave flowers and other items to show support. I can't pass by...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank terriej2013
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We parked the car and walked to the church. The street name was in one of the members that lost their life. It was surreal. We didn't make it to a service but wish we could've. It was nice to see that the church had...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

One of the things that drew me to Charleston was to see the EAM church, to pay my respects. When I arrived, the church was closed but I went around to the back and was fortunate to find folks who were there for a church...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Dorcas K
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Enjoyed a friendly Sunday service in March 2017. Music was inspiring with abundant vocals and brass and huge energy. Congregation was friendly, and visitors sat in the middle area of pews and were serenaded in a welcoming song by members early in the service. Sermon...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I was there for a memorial walk for the 2nd Anniversary of the murder of the nine members and the 5 injured. An uplifting, emotional experience. A strong community which will not give into Hate.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank br0za1205
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Visited on Thursday, June 1. We really wanted to pay our respects to this holy space. Unfortunately, it was all locked up and we were unable to see any type of plaque or anything honoring the deceased. We stayed a few minutes, remembered those lost...then...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 138alp
Reviewed 1 June 2017

In visiting Charleston, I was compelled to visit and pay my respects to an institution and an icon. I unfortunately was not able to attend services, but the structure and the grounds were immaculate, and felt truly holy and anointed. I would highly reccomend travelers...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Sholas007
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Enjoyed Easter Sunday service at this wonderful mostly African-American Church. We had decided, before our Charleston trip, to spend Easter Sunday here...service was uplifting as was the pastor's sermon and the music ...just grand.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Wicki55
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