Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Monument

Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Monument (HMFRE)

Location: Lancaster, SC 29720 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 47.346', W 80° 49.986'

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Organized 1755 by Scotch-Irish

[Marker Front]
The first church in upper So. Car. This 4½ acre tract was deeded to the congregation by Robert Miller school teacher and minister, Mar.9, 1758. The first pastor was Rev. Wm. Richardson, 1759-1771. The earliest building of logs was used as a hospital for wounded soldiers during the Revolutionary War and was burned by the British. This, the forth, was built in 1896 and remodeled in 1942.

[Marker Back]
Tombstones in the churchyard date from 1758. Among prominent men buried here are President Andrew Jackson's father, Rev. William Richardson, Gen. William R. Davie, Rev. Patriot, founder of the University of No. Car., 1789 Governor of North Carolina , 1798, and minister to France, 1799.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1948
Placed ByWaxhaw Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 515268 N 3849668
Decimal Degrees34.78910000, -80.83310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 47.346', W 80° 49.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 47' 20.76" N, 80° 49' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1417-1851 Old Hickory Rd, Lancaster SC 29720, US
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