Townville Presbyterian Church

Townville Presbyterian Church (HMQBD)

Location: Townville, SC 29689 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 33.856', W 82° 54.165'

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This church, founded as Nazareth on the Beaverdam Presbyterian Church, was established in 1803. It met in members' homes until they paid $1.50 for a half-acre tract and built a small frame church 2.5 mi. E. The founders' cemetery there includes graves of early church families. The congregation moved here in 1877.

The church was renamed Townville Presbyterian Church in 1885. This sanctuary was called "a handsome wooden edifice" at its dedication in 1877. In 1954 it was covered in brick veneer, with a new narthex and rear addition. Townville Academy, which stood behind the church, became a public school in 1902.
Marker Number4-37
Year Placed2010
Placed ByCongregation and Friends of Townville Presbyterian Church in Memory of Mel Woody
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 325444 N 3826368
Decimal Degrees34.56426667, -82.90275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 33.856', W 82° 54.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 33' 51.36" N, 82° 54' 9.90" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13698 W Oak Hwy, Townville SC 29689, US
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