Near Moncks Corner in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church
Erected 2007 by Berkeley County. (Marker Number 8-48.)
Location. 33° 4.161′ N, 80° 1.391′ W. Marker is near Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Highway 52 (State Road S-8-791) and Avanti Lane, on the right when traveling north on Old Highway 52. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Thorogood Plantation / Mount Holly Plantation (approx. 2.2 miles away); Medway Plantation (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Holly Station • Mount Holly (approx. 2.9 miles away); Early Indian Trading Paths / The Goose Creek Men (approx. 3 miles away); Springfield Plantation (approx. 3.1 miles away); Casey (Caice) (approx. 3.6 miles away); Varner Town Indian Community (approx. 3.7 miles away); Button Hall (approx. 4.6 miles away).
More about this marker. This is a marker that replaced an older marker. The older marker was accidentally knocked over by a local company which subsequently paid for its replacement. I do not know the original date of the previous marker. The original marker read:
Here stood the Chapel of Ease
of the Parish of St. James, Goose
Creek, erected some time prior
Regarding St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church. There is currently an archaelogical dig trying to discover more about the architecture of this equal sided cross shaped brick curch.
Also see . . .
1. Goose Creek: A Definitive History : Planters, Politicians and Patriots. St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church are discussed in this book by Michael James Heitzler.
2. St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease Historical Site.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2010, by Cathi Lee of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,152 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on January 7, 2010, by Cathi Lee of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. 2. submitted on February 2, 2010, by Charla Wilson Springer of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.