Newberry in Newberry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bush River Church
Constituted by Daniel Marshall and Philip Mulkey in June, 1771, Bush River Church is one of the oldest Baptist churches in the upcountry. The original meeting house stood in the old graveyard, on a tract of two acres willed to the congregation by Samuel Newman, its first minister. Bush River was the mother church of several antebellum churches.
Erected 1970 by Bush River Baptist Church Congregation. (Marker Number 36-6.)
Location. 34° 19.25′ N, 81° 45.583′ W. Marker is in Newberry, South Carolina, in Newberry County. Marker is at the intersection of Bush River Road and Floyd Road (South Carolina Road S-36-34), on the right when traveling east on Bush River Road. Click for map. Marker is located on the church grounds near the intersection of Bush River Road and Gary Lane/Floyd Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8935 Bush River Road, Newberry SC 29108, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belfast Plantation (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jefferson Davis Flight (approx. 7.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Joanna Veterans' Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Newberry College Historic District (approx. 8.3 miles away); Newberry College (approx. 8.3 miles away); Newberry Cotton Mills (approx. 8.5 miles away); The Opera House (approx. 8.6 miles away); Newberry County World War II Monument (approx. 8.6 miles away); Newberry County World War I Monument (approx. 8.6 miles away); National WWII Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newberry.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,534 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.