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By Mike Stroud, March 2008
Antioch Christian Church Marker
South Carolina (Allendale County), Allendale — 3-3 — Antioch Christian Church
Organized in 1833 by Dr. and Mrs. W.R. Erwin and Mrs. U.M. Robert, this was the second Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) founded in South Carolina. Dr. J.D. Erwin, II, served as minister for forty years. The present building . . . — Map (db m19635) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Allendale — 3-2 — Beech Branch Baptist Church
Constituted September 12, 1759 as Coosawhatchie Church, this church became in 1882 Beech Branch Baptist Church. The present lot was granted in 1796 and occupied by 1815. The building was remodeled in 1908 and in 1960, electricity having . . . — Map (db m15466) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Allendale — 3-14 — Happy Home Baptist Church
(Front text) This church, founded soon after the Civil War, held its first services in a brush arbor in the Woods community of what was then Barnwell County. It built its first permanent church, a frame building, in the Zion Branch . . . — Map (db m49489) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Allendale — 3-7 — Old Allendale
Original site of Allendale, named for its first postmaster, Paul Allen, in 1849. Sherman's troops under Gen. Kilpatrick camped here. Town moved to present site by 1873. — Map (db m15914) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Allendale — 3-1 — Smyrna Baptist Church
Organized in 1827 as Kirkland Church, the name was changed in 1836 to Smyrna Baptist Church. Title to the site was conveyed in 1849 by William I. Mixon. Additional land was given by Thomas H. Willingham in 1882 to extend the church property to . . . — Map (db m15581) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Allendale — 3-5 — Town of Allendale
(Front ) In 1810, pursuant to an Act of the South Carolina General Assembly, the state conveyed a 1000 acre landgrant signed by governor John Drayton to Benjamin and G. Washington Allen. The acreage included the present town of Allendale, . . . — Map (db m6537) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Fairfax — Allendale County War Memorial
In Memory Of War Dead Of Allendale County Dedicated June 1954 to the memory of brave men, who died that their country might live — Map (db m16900) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Fairfax — 3-4 — Bethlehem Church
This Baptist Church, organized by 1854, built its first house of worship near here on land purchased in 1859 from A.R. Stokes. The congregation obtained the land for its present location in 1910 from G.D. Sanders and completed by 1914. In 1944 the . . . — Map (db m9960) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Fairfax — 3-11 — Fairfax
[front text] Fairfax, chartered in 1893 and incorporated in 1896, grew out of an early community centered around Owens' Crossroads, where a store was established in 1814, and later including Bethlehem Baptist Church ( now First . . . — Map (db m7082) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Fairfax — 3-8 — Harmony Baptist Church
This church had its origins in a brush arbor as early as 1830 but was formally organized in 1878 with Rev. H. C. Smart as its first pastor and W. H. Cone and R. H. Mixon as its first deacons. Named Harmony Baptist Church by charter member Sarah . . . — Map (db m25859) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Martin — Concord Baptist Church
Site of Concord-Baptist-Church 1855 — 1948 — Map (db m31543) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Millett — 3-13 — Speedwell Methodist Church
(Front text) This church, founded in 1885, was named Speedwell for a stagecoach stop and the first post office in the vicinity, now Millett. In 1884-85 Ogreta Brabham Dunbar and Savannah Barker Bates raised funds for a new congregation, in . . . — Map (db m37789) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Sycamore — 3-12 — Barker's Mill / Skirmish at Barker's Mill
(Barker's Mill side of marker): Barker's Mill, which stood here on Jackson Branch, was a grist mill owned by William Ransome Barker (1816-1869), a planter in what was then Barnwell District. Barker moved to this are in the . . . — Map (db m7176) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Sycamore — 3-10 — Bethel Baptist Church
(Front Text ) This church was organized in 1851 by Revs. Lewis Parker and John Hoover, with twelve charter members and Rev. Hoover as its first minister. The congregation has worshipped on this site, on land donated by Mathias . . . — Map (db m7771) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Sycamore — 3-9 — Old St. Nicholas Cemetery
The original cemetery associated with St. Nicholas Lutheran Church is 1/3 mile S off SC Hwy 641. The church, originally located nearby, was founded about 1804 in what was then Barnwell District, and the cemetery includes family plots of the . . . — Map (db m7855) HM
South Carolina (Allendale County), Sycamore — 3-6 — St. Nicholas Church
Lutheran church, org. by 1804, has occupied several sites. Today's structure, built in 1910, incorporates material from the 1884 church and stands about 2 mi south. — Map (db m7842) HM

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