Lower Three Runs Baptist Church

Lower Three Runs Baptist Church (HMICQ)

Location: Barnwell, SC 29812 Barnwell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 11.538', W 81° 28.003'

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(Front text)
This church, originally located 8/10 mi. W on the old Augusta-to-Charleston road, was founded in 1789 by twelve charter members, with Rev. Nathaniel Walker as its first pastor. Lower Three Runs was a mother church to at least five congregations organized in present-day Barnwell or Allendale Counties between 1802 and 1849.

(Reverse text)
The second sanctuary here, built in 1833, was demolished in 1865 by Federal troops who used the timbers to bridge Lower Three Runs; it was never rebuilt. In 1868 Rev. C.A. Baynard and 213 members joined Tom's Branch Baptist Church, renamed Lower Three Runs to preserve the history and traditions of the mother chuch.
Marker Number6-11
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 456495 N 3672702
Decimal Degrees33.19230000, -81.46671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 11.538', W 81° 28.003'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 11' 32.28" N, 81° 28' 0.18" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5200-5232 Patterson Mill Rd, Barnwell SC 29812, US
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