The Baptist Church of Beaufort

The Baptist Church of Beaufort (HMHCD)

Location: Beaufort, SC 29902 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 26.083', W 80° 40.385'

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Established as a mission of the Euhaw BaptistChurch in 1795, Henry Holcombe, pastor.

With Joseph B. Cook as pastor, the churchwas chartered as a Baptist church by theState of South Carolina on January 27,1804.At the beginning of the Civil War the building was taken over by the Union Army and usedas a hospital for "coloured soldiers".

The present building was erected in 1844under the leadership of Richard Fuller, pastor. The tabby foundations of a prior meeting house remains in the church yard.

Among the notable converts were William B.Johnson and Richard Fuller, first and thirdpresidents of the Southern Baptist Convention.
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 530732 N 3588669
Decimal Degrees32.43471667, -80.67308333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 26.083', W 80° 40.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 26' 4.98" N, 80° 40' 23.10" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 Charles St, Beaufort SC 29902, US
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