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Sumter in Sumter County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Concord Presbyterian Church

 
 
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By Anna Inbody, June 16, 2011
1. Concord Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.
Front
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.

Reverse
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.
 
Erected 2010 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 43-44.)
 
Location. 33° 54.572′ N, 80° 13.381′ W. Marker is in Sumter, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is at the intersection of E Brewington Road and Concord Church Road, on the right when traveling east on E Brewington Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3350 E. Brewington Road, Sumter SC 29153, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paul African American Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.8

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By Anna Inbody, June 16, 2011
2. Overview
miles away); Salem (Black River) Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Beulah School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Goodwill Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. (approx. 4.2 miles away); " Ebenezer " (approx. 4.2 miles away); Birthplace of Mary McLeod Bethune (approx. 5 miles away); The Mayesville Story (approx. 5.4 miles away); St. Anne Catholic Church (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
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Concord Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, June 16, 2011
3. Concord Presbyterian Church
Concord Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, June 16, 2011
4. Concord Presbyterian Church
 
 
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