Bethel Church

Bethel Church (HM9AQ)

Location: Winnsboro, SC 29180 Fairfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 22.86', W 81° 5.088'

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This Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church was incorporated in 1823. Early pastors were the Rev. James Lyle and the Rev. Thomas Ketchin, installed 1825 and 1844 respectively. The old cemetery, located at corner of Fairfield and Vanderhorst streets, is the traditional site of the first church building; the second, located across Fairfield Street, was dedicated in 1873. The Women's Benevolent Society was organized 1871 and the Junior Christian

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Union in 1883. The congregation, under the Rev. Charles E. McDonald's leadership, moved to this site upon completing the present 1903 building. The Boag Memorial Educational Building, dedicated in 1937, was a gift of Mr. & Mrs. James O. Boag. Buried in the cemetery are the Rev. Neill E. Pressly D.D., and Rachel Elliot Pressly, first ARP missionaries to Mexico 1878-1917; and the Rev. Oliver Johnson, D.D., pastor of this church 1908-1945
HM NumberHM9AQ
Marker Number20-19
Year Placed1993
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 492204 N 3804405
Decimal Degrees34.38100000, -81.08480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.86', W 81° 5.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 51.60" N, 81° 5' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 E Washington St, Winnsboro SC 29180, US
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