First Baptist Church, Cowpens

First Baptist Church, Cowpens (HM8GC)

Location: Cowpens, SC 29330 Spartanburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 1.059', W 81° 48.315'

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Fourteen members met in the depot of the Atlanta & Charlotte Railroad on Aug. 13, 1878 to organize this church. The original one room frame building was erected on this site in 1879.

The second building made of hand-pressed brick in a kiln on Waters Road was dedicated June 3, 1906.

The present edifice was begun in 1955 dedicated Oct. 22, 1961, and a new wing added in 1978.
HM NumberHM8GC
Year Placed1978
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 426534 N 3875296
Decimal Degrees35.01765000, -81.80525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 1.059', W 81° 48.315'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 1' 3.54" N, 81° 48' 18.90" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-194 S 71, Cowpens SC 29330, US
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