Cowpens in Spartanburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Baptist Church, Cowpens
Fourteen members met in the depot of the Atlanta & Charlotte Railroad on Aug. 13, 1878 to organize this church. The original one room frame building was erected on this site in 1879.
The second building made of hand-pressed brick in a kiln on Waters Road was dedicated June 3, 1906.
The present edifice was begun in 1955 dedicated Oct. 22, 1961, and a new wing added in 1978.
Location. 35° 1.059′ N, 81° 48.315′ W. Marker is in Cowpens, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker is on West Church Street (State Highway S-42-71). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 W Church St., Cowpens SC 29330, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cowpens Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Cowpens Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Pacolet River Flood of 1903 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Clifton World War II Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Clifton Baptist Church / First Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Early Iron Works (approx. 5.5 miles away); Welcome to Glendale Shoals Pacolet River Heritage Preserve (approx. 6.3 miles away); Goucher Baptist Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Camp Croft (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cowpens.
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