Ridgeland Baptist Church

Ridgeland Baptist Church (HM4EK)

Location: Ridgeland, SC 29936 Jasper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 29.651', W 80° 59.24'

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This church was organized February28,1892, by Revs. W.H.Dowling andJ.T. Morrison with nine chartermembers. It was admitted to theSavannah River Baptist Associationwith Rev.Dowling as its firstminister. The congregation heldservices in the Masonic halluntil 1894, when it built its firstsanctuary, a frame building, on Main St. in Ridgeland.

( Reverse text )
Ridgeland Baptist Church, originallyon Main St. in Ridgeland, moved toa brick sanctuary on the corner ofThird Ave. and U.S. Hwy. 17 in 1925.A third sanctuary, built there in 1950,was enlarged and remodeled in 1963 and 1992. The church and allbuildings except fellowship hallburned in 1995. The congregationthen moved to this site, dedicatingthis new sanctuary in 1998.
HM NumberHM4EK
Marker Number27-17
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 3:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 501189 N 3595214
Decimal Degrees32.49418333, -80.98733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 29.651', W 80° 59.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 29' 39.06" N, 80° 59' 14.40" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1516 Grays Hwy, Ridgeland SC 29936, US
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