Ebenezer Church

Ebenezer Church (HMPFW)

Location: Florence, SC 29501 Florence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 10.738', W 79° 51.14'

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Side A
In January of 1778 Ebenezer Baptist Church was constituted by pioneer minister Evan Pugh and Richard Furman, for whom Furman University is named. Admitted to the Charleston Baptist Association in 1778, the church was incorporated in 1791 as "The Baptist Church, Ebenezer, Jeffrie's Creek." Timothy Dargan was an early minister, who served the church until his death in 1783.

Side B
Through the years, this church has supported evangelism, missions, and education. One member, Neale C. Young, served 42 years as missionary to Nigeria. Another, Ruth Pettigrew, was a missionary to China and Hong Kong for 39 years. Miss Young is buried in Ebenezer Cemetery and Miss Pettigrew in Hong Kong, where she chose to spend her last days.
Marker Number21-5
Year Placed1982
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 3:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 605764 N 3782594
Decimal Degrees34.17896667, -79.85233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.738', W 79° 51.14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 44.28" N, 79° 51' 8.40" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3516-3530 W Palmetto St, Florence SC 29501, US
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