Shandon Presbyterian Church

Shandon Presbyterian Church (HM2C3P)

Location: Columbia, SC 29205 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.843', W 81° 0.345'

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Shandon Presbyterian Church began as Shandon Mission, which first met in Oct. 1913. By 1915, the Church had acquired title to a lot at the S.E. corner of Wheat and Maple Sts. and was incorporated the next year. The first sanctuary was completed in Nov. 1916. The Rev. William Sumner Harden was the first minister. By the late 1920s the church had outgrown this building and construction began on a second sanctuary. Columbia firm Lafaye and Lafaye designed the second sanctuary, located at the present site on Woodrow St. It was completed in April 1929. The church building expanded in the 1950s, 1960s and 1990s, evidence of the growth of the congregation. In the 1950s, led by Rev. Dr. Fred V. Poag, the church actively supported racial desegregation. The congregation is still recognized for its local and global outreach.
HM NumberHM2C3P
Year Placed2016
Placed ByShandon Presbyterian Church, PCUSA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 8:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 499468 N 3761865
Decimal Degrees33.99738333, -81.00575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.843', W 81° 0.345'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 50.58" N, 81° 0' 20.7" W
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Area Code(s)803
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 607 Woodrow St, Columbia SC 29205, US
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