Rehoboth Methodist Church

Rehoboth Methodist Church (HMJJR)

Location: Bonneau, SC 29431 Berkeley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 15.763', W 79° 57.917'

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This church grew out of services held as early as 1811, at first in a brush arbor and later at a campground nearby. Ministers riding the Cooper River and Berkeley circuits served this congregation for many years. The first sanctuary here was given to the Methodists by area Episcopalians in 1847. Called Black Oak, it had been built in 1808 as a chapel of ease for Biggin Church.

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In 1852 Charles Macbeth (1805-1881), the planter and politician for whom this community was named, donated a 15.3-acre tract to the congregation. The cemetery, which dates from the 1830s, includes the graves of Revs. John Bunch, who served 1837-38, and William J. Hutson, who served in 1870. The present sanctuary was built in 1927, during the pastorate of Rev. D. Tillman Rhodes; it was renovated in 1977.
Marker Number8-35
Year Placed2004
Placed ByIn Memory of Barbara Weeks Goodrich by Family, Friends, and the Berkeley County Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 596373 N 3680889
Decimal Degrees33.26271667, -79.96528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 15.763', W 79° 57.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 15' 45.78" N, 79° 57' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1021-1023 State Rd S-8-52, Bonneau SC 29431, US
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