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Fairfax in Allendale County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harmony Baptist Church

 
 
Harmony Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 15, 2009
1. Harmony Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. This church had its origins in a brush arbor as early as 1830 but was formally organized in 1878 with Rev. H. C. Smart as its first pastor and W. H. Cone and R. H. Mixon as its first deacons. Named Harmony Baptist Church by charter member Sarah Gooding, it affiliated with the Savannah River Association. This sanctuary, on land donated by Josiah Loadholt, was built in 1880.
 
Erected 1999 by the Congregation. (Marker Number 3-8.)
 
Location. 33° 0.464′ N, 81° 10.134′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, South Carolina, in Allendale County. Marker is on Jenny Road (State Highway 3-40) near Harmony Church Road (State Highway 3-134), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfax SC 29827, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Barker's Mill / Skirmish at Barker's Mill (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old St. Nicholas Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Hickory Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); St. Nicholas Church
Harmony Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 15, 2009
2. Harmony Baptist Church and Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Bethlehem Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Battle of Rivers' Bridge (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Rivers' Bridge (approx. 5 miles away).
 
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Harmony Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 15, 2009
3. Harmony Baptist Church
from along Jenny Road (State Road 3-40)
Harmony Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 15, 2009
4. Harmony Baptist Church
 
 
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