Early A.M.E. Missionaries to South Carolina, Rev. James H.A. Johnson and Rev. James A. Handy, arrived at Hilton Head on the Steamship Arago at 3:18 p.m. Friday, May 12, 1865.
Rev. James Lynch, also an A.M.E. Missionary, shared entertainment afforded by the Mitchelville Section of Hilton Head in which began an early A.M.E. Church Mission.
Marker Dedicated September 6, 1987 Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church Rev. S.L. McPherson, Pastor Rev. Levern Stevenson, Presiding Elder RT. Rev. F.C. James, Presiding Bishop 1787 - 1987