Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease

Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease (HM4CR)

Location: Covington, SC 29474 Colleton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 48.522', W 80° 29.365'

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St. Bartholomew's Parish

1706 Parish Established
Rev. Nathaniel Osborn, Missionary of the S.P.G. arrived
1715 Parish devastated by Yemassee, Indians
1725 Act of General Assembly provided for a Chapel of Ease here to be used as a Parish Church until one should be built
1737 John Wesley Preached here April 24th
1753 Vestry ordered a brick building to replace wooden Chapel
Building was burnt between 1796 and 1806
Has since been known as "The Burnt Church."
HM NumberHM4CR
Year Placed1941
Placed ByNational Society of Colonial Dames in South Carolina
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 547799 N 3630195
Decimal Degrees32.80870000, -80.48941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 48.522', W 80° 29.365'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 48' 31.32" N, 80° 29' 21.90" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 556 Parkers Ferry Rd, Covington SC 29474, US
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