First Presbyterian Church / Church Leaders

First Presbyterian Church / Church Leaders (HM743)

Location: Rock Hill, SC 29730 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.457', W 81° 1.498'

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First Presbyterian Church
This church was begun in 1854 as Antioch Chapel ofEbenezer Church under the leadership of Rev. JohnG. Richards, on land of the Steeles and Workmans,3 mi. south of Rock Hill. Mission moved in 1858 tothis site, obtained from A.T. Black and later paidfor by Mrs. Ann Hutchison White and J. Spratt White.The Church was organized on Nov. 13, 1869, with 46charter members led by Rev. R.E. Cooper, pastor.

Church Leaders
First ruling elders: J.F. Workman, H.H. Hart, M.D.L. McLeod. First deacons: Wm. Whyte, A.H. White, J.N. Steele, R.W. Workman, David Gordon. Three pastors have been Moderators of the General Assembly Presbyterian Church in the U.S.: Rev. W.T. Hall, Rev. W.L. Lingle. Rev. Alexander Sprunt. The longest pastorate has been that of Rev. Francis W. Gregg1910-1947.
HM NumberHM743
Marker Number46-8
Year Placed1969
Placed ByCongregation on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Church
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 12:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497719 N 3864646
Decimal Degrees34.92428333, -81.02496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.457', W 81° 1.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 27.42" N, 81° 1' 29.88" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 227-233 State Rte 85, Rock Hill SC 29730, US
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