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Near Clarkton in Bladen County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church

 
 
Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 13, 2012
1. Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized prior to 1756 by Scottish settlers. Present building constructed 1818. Third building on site. First two building of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Some early ministers: H. McAden — Jas. Hall — S. Stanford — C. Lindsay.

Entered on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior September 2. 1975
 
Erected 1975.
 
Location. 34° 31.598′ N, 78° 38.288′ W. Marker is near Clarkton, North Carolina, in Bladen County. Marker is on Mercer Mill - Brown Marsh Road just south of Lisbon Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarkton NC 28433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Whistler’s Mother (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Elizabethtown (approx. 7.3 miles away); White Lake CCC Camp (approx. 8.7 miles away); Future Farmers of America (approx. 10.6 miles away); Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 13, 2012
2. Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church and Marker
(approx. 10.7 miles away); Millie ~ Christine McKoy (approx. 12.4 miles away); Thomas Robeson (approx. 16.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarkton.
 
Also see . . .  Interior view of the Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on October 22, 2012.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.EducationNotable Buildings
 
Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 13, 2012
3. Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church
Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 13, 2012
4. Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Gravestones include those for many soldiers beginning with the Revolutionary War. In this photograph, left to right: John McKeithan, Private, North Carolina Continental Line, Revolutionary War. 1762–1842 • George Ballantine, Private, Third North Carolina Militia, War of 1812, 1788–1863 • Sergeant George W. Ballantine, 2nd Company K, 3rd North Carolina Artillary, Confederate States of America, 1828–1865 • Alexander Ballantine, Sergeant 1st Battalion, 10th North Carolina Regiment, Continental Line. Revolutionary War, also Cherokee Indian Offense. Died September 1817. • Jacob B. Boyt, Private, North Carolina Militia, Continental Line, Revolutionary War. 1755–1844.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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