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Creston in Calhoun County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
Parent Lutheran Church of This Area
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Marker
 
Inscription.
In 1737-38, the elder Rev. John U. Giessendanner from Orangeburg began Lutheran work in this area; this was continued by his nephew until 1749. By the 1760s, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church near here was in use. A later building erected at this site in 1826 was replaced by the present church in 1900. (Marker Number 9-4.)
 
Location. 33° 37.069′ N, 80° 40.294′ W. Marker is in Creston, South Carolina, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Old Number 6 Highway (State Highway 6) near Sherlock Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located about 7 miles South the town of St. Matthews. Marker is in this post office area: Cameron SC 29030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shady Grove Church (approx. 2 miles away); Honoring a Pioneer Woman (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Land Granted in Calhoun County Area (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Adam Treutlen (approx. 4.3 miles away); Good Hope Picnic (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mt. Lebanon Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Santee~Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Jericho Methodist Church (approx. 6.1 miles away); Calhoun County (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Parent Lutheran Church of This Area, reverse side Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
2. Parent Lutheran Church of This Area, reverse side
Same text as front side
 
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Marker, Sherlock road in background Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
3. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Marker, Sherlock road in background
 
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
4. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Marker
 
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 3, 2010
5. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
 
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
6. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Cemetery
 
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
7. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Cemetery
 
 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 29, 2009
8. St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Cemetery
Mary Ann Holman
Continental Line
Revolutionary War
1730   1785

Anthony Fogle
Pvt Continental Line
Revolutionary War
1745   1815
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,105 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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