Main Street Methodist Church

Main Street Methodist Church (HMC5B)

Location: Dillon, SC 29536 Dillon County
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N 34° 24.93', W 79° 22.122'

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This church, founded in1892, built its firstsanctuary at West Main St.and Third Ave., where theDillon County Courthousenow stands. That lot wasdonated by James W. Dillon(1826-1913), for whom thetown and county are named.The original church, aframe building, was movedto the corner of Third Ave.and Hudson St. in 1910 tomake way for the new countycourthouse, completedin 1911.

The first sanctuary here,a brick cruciform church inthe Gothic Revival style,was designed by Charlottearchitect Oliver D. Wheeler(1864-1942). Completed in1914, it only stood sevenmonths before it burnedin January 1915. Thecongregation worshipped inthe courthouse until a newchurch was built. Wheeleralso designed the presentsanctuary, which duplicateshis original design andwas completed in 1916.
HM NumberHMC5B
Marker Number17-13
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe congregation
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 4:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 649916 N 3809433
Decimal Degrees34.41550000, -79.36870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 24.93', W 79° 22.122'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 24' 55.80" N, 79° 22' 7.32" W
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Area Code(s)843, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 E Main St, Dillon SC 29536, US
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