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Springtown in Colleton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Green Pond United Methodist Church

Formerly Chapel and Camp Ground

 
 
Green Pond United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Green Pond United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.
December 14, 1808
Bishop Francis Asbury, Bishop William McKIendree, and Rev. Henry Boehm spoke here.
June, 1820
Camp meeting was held here from Friday afternoon until Monday morning. There were 125 carriages of all kinds, 50 tents containing 800 persons, 1500 hearers on the Sabbath and 14 preachers. "We recieved sensible displays of the influence of devine grace ... about thirty professed to have recieved a saving change ... there appeared no occasion for one reproof."
 
Erected 1970.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 33° 6.834′ N, 80° 42.11′ W. Marker is in Springtown, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on Augusta Highway (South Carolina Route 61), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located just south of Sunrise Road (State Road 217). Marker is in this post office area: Smoaks SC 29481, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Appleby's Methodist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Koger-Murray-Carroll House (approx. 4 miles away); Grover Methodist Church
Green Pond United Methodist Church Marker as seen along State Road 61, looking west image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2010
2. Green Pond United Methodist Church Marker as seen along State Road 61, looking west
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Badham House / Dorchester Lumber Company (approx. 7.6 miles away); South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named South Carolina Canal & Rail Road Company (approx. 11.6 miles away); Branchville Depot (approx. 11.6 miles away); Orangeburg County (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
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Green Pond United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2010
3. Green Pond United Methodist Church
Green Pond United Methodist Church with Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2010
4. Green Pond United Methodist Church with Cemetery
Green Pond United Methodist Church Marker, looking east aling State Road 61 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2010
5. Green Pond United Methodist Church Marker, looking east aling State Road 61
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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