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Saluda in Saluda County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Red Bank Church
 
Red Bank Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
1. Red Bank Church Marker
 
Inscription.
Red Bank Baptist Church antedates the Town of Saluda by about a century. The congregation, which is said to have been founded in 1784, was incorporated by the state on December 18, 1802. According to tradition, the first church building was a log house. In 1856, a frame structure was erected, which was replaced by the present brick church in 1911.
 
Erected 1970 by Saluda County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 41-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Saluda County Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.134′ N, 81° 45.983′ W. Marker is in Saluda, South Carolina, in Saluda County. Marker is on East Church Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located near the church building at the east end of Church Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 East Church Street, Saluda SC 29138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Saluda (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel William Barrett Travis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mr. Philemon B. Waters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clock Donated to the Town of Saluda and Saluda County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pierce M. Butler / The Palmetto Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away); Travis / Bonham Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saluda County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); At Old Saluda Town... (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saluda Old Town Treaty, July 2, 1755 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Savannah Bouknight Springs (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saluda.
 
Red Bank Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
2. Red Bank Church Marker
 
 
Red Bank Baptist Church and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
3. Red Bank Baptist Church and Marker
 
 
Red Bank Baptist Church Sign Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
4. Red Bank Baptist Church Sign
 
 
Red Bank Baptist Church - Front Elevation Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
5. Red Bank Baptist Church - Front Elevation
 
 
Red Bank Church -<br>North Tower Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 4, 2011
6. Red Bank Church -
North Tower
 
 
Red Bank Baptist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
7. Red Bank Baptist Church
 
 
Red Bank Baptist Church and Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
8. Red Bank Baptist Church and Cemetery
 
 
Red Bank Baptist Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, October 18, 2008
9. Red Bank Baptist Church Cemetery
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,691 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2. submitted on May 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6. submitted on May 11, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7, 8, 9. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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