85 M.L. King Road
City Directories and History: “”Brick Church” was built in 1855 by Baptist planters of St. Helena Island. rectangular church, two stories high with a gable roof, is ornamented symmetrically arranged windows, doors and brick pilasters. Pilasters stories high project between the windows and on the corners of the church. central double door is flanked by two single, four-panel wooden doors. facade above the doors are three nine over nine (9/9) light windows. Doors windows are surmounted by bricks in a flat arch.
Brick Church was the early location of Penn School, the first school blacks in the South. During Reconstruction it served as the nucleus community of freed slaves and Northern abolitionists, and was used as meeting hall and school. Brick Church is part of the Penn Center Historic Landmark District.”
Information from: Historic Resources of the Lowcountry, The Lowcountry Council of Government, Cynthia C. Jenkins, Preservation Planner – Published, 1979
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