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Near Midway in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Flat Creek Baptist Church
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
1. Flat Creek Baptist Church Marker
 
Inscription. This church, organized July 4, 1776 by Rev. George Pope, a native of Virginia, held its first meetings in a brush arbor on this site and was known as the Upper Fork of Lynches Creek until it was renamed Flat Creek Baptist Church in 1881. The first permanent sanctuary, a log building, was replaced by a frame sanctuary which burned in 1912; the present sanctuary was built in 1913.
 
Erected 1997 by Lancaster County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 29-20.)
 
Location. 34° 37.734′ N, 80° 27.984′ W. Marker is near Midway, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Jefferson Highway and Victory Road, on the right when traveling east on Old Jefferson Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kershaw SC 29067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Haile Gold Mine (approx. 6.3 miles away); Kershaw (approx. 8.3 miles away); Welsh's Station / Kershaw Depot (approx. 8.7 miles away); Kershaw's First Library (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Battle Of The Hanging Rock (approx. 12 miles away); Buford's Massacre (approx. 12 miles away); Buford Monument (approx. 12 miles away); Buford Battleground (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
2. Flat Creek Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
3. Flat Creek Baptist Church and Marker
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
4. Flat Creek Baptist Church
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
5. Flat Creek Baptist Church
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Sean Nix, October 28, 2009
6. Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church sign in front the church Photo, Click for full size
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
7. Flat Creek Baptist Church sign in front the church
Flat Creek Baptist Church
1776
Organized as
Upper Fork of Lynches Creek
July 4, 1776
Changed to Flat Creek
1881
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Cornerstone Photo, Click for full size
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
8. Flat Creek Baptist Church Cornerstone
Flat Creek Baptist Church Organized July 4, 1776 Rebuilt 1943 Pastor L.W. Edwards
 
 
Flat Creek Baptist Church Cornerstone Photo, Click for full size
By Anna Inbody, January 18, 2012
9. Flat Creek Baptist Church Cornerstone
Deacons: D.F. Gardner - Chm., L.M Gardner, I.B. Gardner, R.O. Gardner, Robt. Hinson - Trea., L.L. Hilton, S.F. Hilton, Carl Kennington, Van Pressley, Ira Stroud, B.F. Self, O.B. Morgan - Chm. Bldg. Comm.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 31, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   7, 8, 9. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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