The Huguenot Church, also called the French Huguenot Church or the French Protestant Church, a Gothic Revival church in Charleston
, South Carolina
. The only independent Huguenot church in the United States, it was built in 1844 and designed by architect Edward Brickell White. Protestants in predominantly Catholic France, Huguenots faced persecution throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. Following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, many Huguenots fled France for various parts of the world, including Charleston. Photo by Carol Highsmith, 2017.