Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church (HMGW2)

Location: Elloree, SC 29047 Orangeburg County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 31.976', W 80° 34.3'

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(Front text)
Trinity Lutheran Church was founded in 1849 by German-Swiss Lutheranswho came to Orangeburg Districtfrom Charleston. The first churchbuilding, was built 2 mi. S on the oldMoncks Corner Rd., now S.C. Hwy. 6.By 1800 the center of the communityshifted, and the Lutherans and Methodists traded churches. The Lutherans moved to a frame church2 mi. N establishing their cemetery there.
(Reverse text)
Elloree was incorporated in 1886, andthe Lutherans built a frame church onthis site in 1889. It was struck bylightning and burned in 1913. The present blue granite church, a LateGothic Revival design by J. CarrollJohnson (1882-1967) of the Columbia firm Urquhart & Johnson, was built in 1914 and dedicated on Palm Sunday 1915. It is listed in the NationalRegister of Historic Places in 2008.
HM NumberHMGW2
Marker Number38-32
Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 539770 N 3710452
Decimal Degrees33.53293333, -80.57166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 31.976', W 80° 34.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 31' 58.56" N, 80° 34' 18.00" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 370-398 E Hampton St, Elloree SC 29047, US
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