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Near Winnsboro in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mount Olivet Church

 
 
Mount Olivet Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
1. Mount Olivet Church Marker
Inscription. Organized before 1785, this Presbyterian Church was originally known as Wolf Pit Church, later as Wateree, and was finally named Mt. Olivet in 1800. The Reverend William Martin, Covenanter minister licensed by the Reformed Presbytery of Scotland, was an early minister here. The present house of worship was completed in 1869.
 
Erected 1975 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 20-13.)
 
Location. 34° 27.88′ N, 81° 2.016′ W. Marker is near Winnsboro, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is on Mobley Highway (State Highway 20-20) 0.3 miles west of State Highway 200, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnsboro SC 29180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian (approx. 5.6 miles away); Wynne Dee (approx. 6.3 miles away); Mt. Zion Society (approx. 6.3 miles away); James Wilson Hudson (approx. 6.3 miles away); South East Asia (approx. 6.3 miles away); World War (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Dead of Fairfield County (approx. 6.3 miles away); British Headquarters (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnsboro.
 
Also see . . .
Mount Olivet Church Stone Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
2. Mount Olivet Church Stone Marker
 South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on December 15, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Additional comments.
1. National Register of Historic Places:
Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church ** (added 1986 - Building - #86001523)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
    — Submitted January 13, 2011.

 
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Mount Olivet Church Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
3. Mount Olivet Church
Mount Olivet Church Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
4. Mount Olivet Church
Mount Olivet Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
5. Mount Olivet Church Cemetery
Mount Olivet Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, December 15, 2008
6. Mount Olivet Church Cemetery
Mount Olivet Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Ricky D. Smith, September 23, 2009
7. Mount Olivet Church Cemetery
Mount Olivet Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Ricky D. Smith, September 23, 2009
8. Mount Olivet Church Cemetery
 
 
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