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

Pee Dee Church

 
 
Pee Dee Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
1. Pee Dee Church Marker
Inscription. Duncan McIntire, a licensed minister who preached in Gaelic for those who could speak no other language, organized this Presbyterian congregation shortly before 1829. The present vernacular Gothic Revival structure was completed by 1851. A number of other congregations had their beginnings in this church.
 
Erected 1986 by Dillon County Historical Society. (Marker Number 17-11.)
 
Location. 34° 21.882′ N, 79° 19.548′ W. Marker is near Dillon, South Carolina, in Dillon County. Marker is on Pee Dee Church Road (Local Route 17-44) 3 miles south of Dillon Highway (South Carolina Route 9), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dillon SC 29536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Main Street Methodist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Town of Dillon / Florence Railroad Company (approx. 4.5 miles away); Duncan McLaurin (approx. 4.5 miles away); Dillon County / Dillon County Courthouse (approx. 4.7 miles away); James W. Dillon (approx. 4.7 miles away); James W. Dillon House Museum
Little Pee Dee Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
2. Little Pee Dee Presbyterian Church
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Vidalia Academy (approx. 6.4 miles away); Robert Earl Atkinson, Sr. (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dillon.
 
Also see . . .  Little Pee Dee Presbyterian Church. “Until this church was founded, Presbyterians in the upper Marion District (Dillon County) who worshipped in a house of their faith were forced to make the long journey to Ashpole Church, near Rowland, North Carolina. For years the services there were conducted in Gaelic, then with a mixture of that tongue and English until the Civil War, when Gaelic was discontinued.” (Submitted on May 1, 2009.) 
 
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Little Pee Dee Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
3. Little Pee Dee Presbyterian Church
Pee Dee Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, February 26, 2009
4. Pee Dee Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 973 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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