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Good Hope Church

 
 
Good Hope Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
1. Good Hope Church Marker
Inscription.
Oldest Presbyterian Church
in continuous existence
in Anderson County.
Organized in 1789.
First pastor, Rev. John Simpson.
Congregation worshipped at three
sites nears Generostee Creek,
three miles west of Iva.
Old cemetery at third site.
Sanctuary built in Iva in 1909,
200 yards west of marker.

 
Erected 1958 by Anderson County Historical Association. (Marker Number 4-5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Anderson County Historical Association/Society marker series.
 
Location. 34° 18.206′ N, 82° 39.953′ W. Marker is in Iva, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on Lowndesville Highway (State Highway 81) south of West Cruette Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Betsy Street, Iva SC 29655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Iva Depot Mural (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iva Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1965 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iva (approx. mile away); Good Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Good Hope Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
2. Good Hope Church Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Good Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Generostee A.R.P. Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Moffettsville / Moffettsville Postmaster Appointments (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lowndesville Veterans Monument (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lowndesville (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Iva.
 
Regarding Good Hope Church. The church is located on Betsy Street, one block west of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Various Notes on Good Hope Church. Txt file containing lots of information on the early church history, directions to and an index of the cemetery, early member lists, and more. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Good Hope Presbyterian Church, Iva Facebook Page. We are a PCUSA congregation of upstate SC, a member of Foothills Presbytery. (Submitted on September 29, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Good Hope Presbyterian Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
3. Good Hope Presbyterian Church Sign
Good Hope Presbyterian Church -<br>South Corner image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
4. Good Hope Presbyterian Church -
South Corner
Good Hope Presbyterian Church -<br>Front (East) Side image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
5. Good Hope Presbyterian Church -
Front (East) Side
Good Hope Presbyterian Church -<br>Front Window Detail image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
6. Good Hope Presbyterian Church -
Front Window Detail
Good Hope Presbyterian Church -<br>East Entrance Near Base of Tower image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
7. Good Hope Presbyterian Church -
East Entrance Near Base of Tower
Good Hope Presbyterian Church - Tower image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 19, 2008
8. Good Hope Presbyterian Church - Tower
 
 
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