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

Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian

A quarter mile east

 
 
Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 17, 2008
1. Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker
Inscription.
Here lie buried many of the Scotch Irish pioneers, who, in 1772, under the leadership of the Rev. William Martin, founded one of the first Covenanter churches in upper South Carolina.
 
Erected 1959. (Marker Number 20-17.)
 
Location. 34° 32.715′ N, 81° 1.446′ W. Marker is near Mitford, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 901 and Heritage Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 901. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnsboro SC 29180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catholic Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mount Olivet Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Alexander's Old Fields (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle Of Beckhamville (approx. 6.7 miles away); Burrel Hemphill (approx. 7.4 miles away); Battle of Fishing Creek (approx. 9.3 miles away); Camp Creek Methodist Church (approx. 11 miles away); Home Site of Justice John Gaston (approx. 11 miles away); Wynne Dee (approx. 11.6 miles away); Mt. Zion Society (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian.
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By Michael Sean Nix, December 17, 2008
2. Site Of The Richmond Covenanter Church (Reformed Presbyterian)
and in memory of
Hugh Henry
her last member
1781-1867
True to the faith of a sturdy people
Erected 1939
Church no longer stands and the graveyard is on private property.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
3. Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker
Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 17, 2008
4. Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker
Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
5. Graveyard Of The Richmond Covenanter Church Reformed Presbyterian Marker
 
 
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