City Paper photo by Andy Brack.

Here’s a vibrant mural somewhere in the Charleston area, but where? And tell us what it is or a little about the significance of this week’s mystery photo. We’ll forward some City Paper swag to the 5th person who correctly answers the questions and identifies this week’s mystery photo. To enter (one entry per person), send your guess, name and hometown in an email to: mystery@charlestoncitypaper.com.

City Paper photo by Andy Brack.

LAST WEEK’S MYSTERY, “Classic building,” showed the neoclassical beauty of St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church at 95 Hasell St., Charleston.

Veteran mystery sleuth Allan Peel of San Antonio, Texas, tells us that the church was the “first Roman Catholic parish in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. The church was built in 1839 as a replacement to the previous church at this site that was destroyed during the Charleston fire of 1838 that ultimately destroyed over 1,000 buildings in downtown Charleston.”

Every Monday, the City Paper offers a mystery photo taken somewhere in the Lowcountry. We encourage you to guess — and make sure to share your name and the town in which you live. We’ll uncover the mystery the following week and, every now and then, give a prize.

BONUS: If you want to submit a mystery photo taken by you for us to share, send it to our mystery email address. Make sure to put “Submission” in the subject line.

PAST MYSTERIES: While the guessing time on these mysteries is over, you might like seeing some old mystery photos that readers have puzzled over. Enjoy!


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