Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church (HMW45)

Location: Sumter, SC 29153 Sumter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 54.572', W 80° 13.381'

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This church, organized in 1808 by Rev. George G. McWhorter of the Salem Black River Presbyterian Church, held its first services in a brush arbor near Concord Springs. The next year Gen. Thomas Sumter donated two acres to the Concord Society to build a "Meeting House," which was built soon afterwards.

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Concord is the mother church of First Presbyterian Church of Sumter (1823). In 1832 noted college president and theologian James Henley Thornwell (1812-1862) professed his faith during a service here, while he was teaching at an academy in Sumter. The present Greek Revival sanctuary was built in 1841.

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HM NumberHMW45
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Marker Number43-44
Year Placed2010
Placed ByThe Congregation
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 12:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 571829 N 3752397
Decimal Degrees33.90953333, -80.22301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 54.572', W 80° 13.381'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 54' 34.32" N, 80° 13' 22.86" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3327-3369 E Brewington Rd, Sumter SC 29153, US
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