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First Baptist Church, Cowpens

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 25, 2008
1. First Baptist Church, Cowpens Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
Erected 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. mile away); Cowpens Veterans Memorial (approx. 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
First Baptist Church, Cowpens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 25, 2008
2. First Baptist Church, Cowpens Marker
(approx. 5.6 miles away); 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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First Baptist Church, Cowpens image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 25, 2008
3. First Baptist Church, Cowpens
South Carolina Geodetic Survey image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 26, 2008
4. South Carolina Geodetic Survey
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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