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Simpsonville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Old Oak Tree

 
 
The Old Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2010
1. The Old Oak Tree Marker
Inscription.
The old oak tree is among the last of several large trees on the Bethel United Methodist Church property. These large trees, some dating to the period before the Civil War, have been witnesses to the many activities and changes at Bethel. These trees provided shelter and shade to both the church members and to the horses and mules used to provide transportation in the time before the automobile.
 
Erected by Bethel United Methodist Church.
 
Location. 34° 46.65′ N, 82° 16.35′ W. Marker is in Simpsonville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of Holland Road and Balcome Boulevard on Holland Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Holland Road, Simpsonville SC 29681, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Arbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel Community Training Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel Church Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilder (approx. 1.4 miles away);
The Old Oak Tree Marker -<br>Holland Road in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2010
2. The Old Oak Tree Marker -
Holland Road in Background
Oakland Plantation (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mauldin (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mauldin United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); The History of the Gosnell Cabin (approx. 1.9 miles away); Holy Cross Episcopal Church Labyrinth (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Simpsonville.
 
Also see . . .  Bethel United Methodist Church. Official website of Bethel United Methodist Church. (Submitted on May 19, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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The Old Oak Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2010
3. The Old Oak Tree and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 930 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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