Church of the Holy Cross Stateburg / Holy Cross Churchyard

Church of the Holy Cross Stateburg / Holy Cross Churchyard (HMI10)

Location: Sumter, SC 29154 Sumter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 57.195', W 80° 31.954'

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(Front text)
Church of the Holy Cross Stateburg
(Episcopal)
This church is the successor to the nearby Chapel of Ease of 1770. Present building is on the site of the old Claremont Church of 1788, built on land given by General Thomas Sumter. Holy Cross is constructed of pise de terre, which is rammed earth. The cornerstone was laid on September 11, 1850.
(Reverse text)
Holy Cross Churchyard
In the surrounding churchyard are the graves of many distinguished South Carolinians. Veterans of three wars rest here. The Parish House was built in 1956, designed in general to conform to the architecture of the present church structure.
Details
HM NumberHMI10
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Marker Number43-12
Year Placed1958
Placed ByThe Sumter County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 12:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 543190 N 3757070
Decimal Degrees33.95325000, -80.53256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 57.195', W 80° 31.954'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 57' 11.70" N, 80° 31' 57.24" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 388-756 N Kings Hwy, Sumter SC 29154, US
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