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Near Lydia in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wesley Chapel

 
 
Wesley Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. Wesley Chapel Marker
Inscription. Said to be Darlington County's oldest Methodist church, Wesley Chapel, thought to be founded in 1789, was the site of early camp meetings. By 1802, the church was known as Gully Meetinghouse and was located about 1 1/2 miles N. The site here was obtained from Jesse & John Clements in 1832; the church renamed Wesley Chapel in 1834; and the present sanctuary built in 1908.
 
Erected 1989 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 16-24.)
 
Location. 34° 16.407′ N, 80° 5.735′ W. Marker is near Lydia, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on Wesley Chapel Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lamar SC 29069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lydia Rural Fire Dept. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oates (approx. 1.7 miles away); Laurie M. Lawson (approx. 2.7 miles away); William Andrew Dowling (approx. 4.6 miles away); Battle of Mount Elon (approx. 4.7 miles away); Jacob Kelley House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Butler School (approx. 6.1 miles away); Coker's Pedigreed Seed Company /Coker Experimental Farms (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
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Wesley Chapel Church image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
2. Wesley Chapel Church
 
 
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