Mt. Carmel Campground

Mt. Carmel Campground (HMFUK)

Location: Heath Springs, SC 29058 Lancaster County
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N 34° 35.814', W 80° 46.671'

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According to local tradition, this African Methodist Episcopal Zion Campground was established c.1870. Instrumental in organizing the campground was former slave Isom Caleb Clinton, who was ordained Bishop of the church in 1892. Through the years the campground has flourished; hundreds now participate in the annual ecumenical encampment.


( Mt. Carmel A.M.E.Z. Campground was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Frederick A. Clinton (1834-1890), organizer and lifetime trustee of Mt. Carmel, brother of Bishop I. C. Clinton and the first Lancaster County black elected to the S.C. Senate (1870-1877), is buried here.
Marker Number29-13
Year Placed1981
Placed ByMt. Carmel A.M.E. Zion Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 5:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 520370 N 3828364
Decimal Degrees34.59690000, -80.77785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.814', W 80° 46.671'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 48.84" N, 80° 46' 40.26" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4074 Mt Carmel Rd, Heath Springs SC 29058, US
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