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Lawtonville in Hampton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lawtonville Church

 
 
Lawtonville Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. Lawtonville Church Marker
Inscription. This Baptist congregation, originally known as Savannah River, Carolina Church, was constituted near here March 1, 1775, mainly by members of Coosawhatchie (Beech Branch ) Church. Rev. Joshua Lewis was its first known minister. In 1786, the church changed its name to Pipe Creek and by 1836 moved to Lawtonville. Renamed Lawtonville in 1884, church moved to Estill, 1911.
 
Erected 1991 by Lawtonville Baptist Church, Estill S.C. (Marker Number 25-9.)
 
Location. 32° 42.923′ N, 81° 21.4′ W. Marker is in Lawtonville, South Carolina, in Hampton County. Marker is on Augusta Stagecoach Road (South Carolina Route 25-20), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Beyond the paved road, approximately one third of a mile along the dirt road (Augusta Stagecoach Road). Marker is in this post office area: Estill SC 29918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morrison Academy (approx. 5.5 miles away); Lucile Ellerbe Godbold (approx. 7.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lawtonville Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Washington Slept Here
Lawtonville Church Marker, looking southeast along Augusta Stagecoach Rd (SC-S-25-20) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2008
2. Lawtonville Church Marker, looking southeast along Augusta Stagecoach Rd (SC-S-25-20)
(approx. 8 miles away in Georgia); Battle of Brier Creek - Mar. 3, 1779 (approx. 9.9 miles away in Georgia); General Samuel Elbert (approx. 9.9 miles away in Georgia); Beech Branch Baptist Church (approx. 10.8 miles away); North Newington Baptist Church (approx. 10.9 miles away in Georgia).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker at Lawtonville Church's current location.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Landmarks
 
Remains of the Lawtonville Baptist Church at Lawtonville (Estill,) SC..2nd site image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 28, 2008
3. Remains of the Lawtonville Baptist Church at Lawtonville (Estill,) SC..2nd site
"Lawtonville Baptist Church.
First Organized at Pipe Creek
Beaufort district, by dissenters who emigrated
from Somersetshire England. 1775.
Who moved here in 1852. four acres land having
been given by Amos Johnson for religious
and educational purposes.
Pastors of the ante- bellum period
Rev. Isaac Nickois.
Rev. Joseph Furse.
Rev. Hotchkiss.
Moved to Estill 1911.

Deacons since 1865.
Geo. Rhodes.
E.H. Peeples.
John Lawton.
J.T. Morrison.
T.D. Lawton.
J.W. Peeples.
N.H. Johnston.
N.C. Johnston.
C.L. Peeples.
J.V. Morrison.
G.B. Clarke."
Lawtonville Baptist Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 2008
4. Lawtonville Baptist Church and Cemetery
coordinates : 32.751532,-81.272027 Orangeburg Rd.( SC S-25-19 ), near Wilcox Rd., Estill, SC
Lawtonville Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Lawtonville Baptist Church
Lawtonville Baptist Church remains, from first move to Estill, SC image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. Lawtonville Baptist Church remains, from first move to Estill, SC
Lawtonville Church today, its third and present location, in Estill, SC image. Click for more information.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
7. Lawtonville Church today, its third and present location, in Estill, SC
Coordinates: 32.755028,-81.238301, Fourth St. and Lawton Ave
Click for more information.
 
 
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