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Green Swamp Methodist Church

Site of First Methodist Church in Vicinity of Sumter

 
 
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Influenced by Bishop Francis Asbury, Richard Bradford gave land and with others built a wooden chapel in 1787, first called Bradford's Meeting House. Here Santee circuit riders preached until 1827 when church was closed and services held for convenience of the members in growing village of Sumter.

 
Erected 1950 by Sumter County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 43-2.)
 
Location. 33° 55.261′ N, 80° 22.38′ W. Marker is in Sumter, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is on West Liberty Street(State Road 763), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located 100 yds. East of intersection with Alice Drive (State Road 120). Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Zion Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sumter's Memorial To Its Brave Soldiers (approx. 1.2 miles away); Temple Sinai (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Military Post / Potter's Raid (approx. 1.5 miles away); Sumter District Confederate Dead
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 4, 2010
2. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Sumterville Academy (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Tuomey Hospital (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sumter.
 
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Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, westbound West Liberty St. near intersection with Alice Drive image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 4, 2010
3. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, westbound West Liberty St. near intersection with Alice Drive
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, looking eastward along West Liberty Street (State Road 763) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 4, 2010
4. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, looking eastward along West Liberty Street (State Road 763)
 
 
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