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Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
1. Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah Marker
Inscription. Prince George’s Parish, Winyah, was created March 10, 1721, and the parish church erected on Black River, 1726, at the present Brown’s Ferry. After Prince Frederick’s Parish was formed from Prince George’s, April 9, 1734, the parish church was erected here, 1737–1750. The tower and chancel were added in 1824.
 
Erected 1941 by (under the auspices of) The Georgetown Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 22-9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 22.104′ N, 79° 16.85′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Highmarket Street (U.S. 521) east of Broad Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgetown (within shouting distance of this marker); Prince George Winyah Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Doyle Morgan House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beth Elohim Cemetery (about
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By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
2. Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah Marker
600 feet away); Georgetown County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Bethel Church (about 600 feet away); Methodists (about 700 feet away); Elisha Screven / William Screven (about 800 feet away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Regarding Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah. The parish of Prince George Winyah was taken off from St. James’ Santee Parish by Act of Assembly, March 10, 1721. “In 1721 the Parish of Prince George, Winyah, was established, bounded on the S.W. by Santee River, on the N.E. by the Cape Fear River, on the East by the Ocean, and on the West ‘as far as it shall be inhabited by his Majesty’s subjects’.”
—Statutes, vol. 3, p. 171.
 
Also see . . .  Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church. (Submitted on April 27, 2008.)
 
Additional keywords. Winyah Bay
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
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By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
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