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Fairfax in Allendale County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bethlehem Church

 
 
Bethlehem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Bethlehem Church Marker
Inscription. 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 name was changed to the First Baptist Church.
 
Erected 1976 by First Baptist Church of Fairfax. (Marker Number 3-4.)
 
Location. 32° 57.959′ N, 81° 14.289′ W. Marker is in Fairfax, South Carolina, in Allendale County. Marker is at the intersection of North Aiken Ave and Revolutionary Trail on North Aiken Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfax SC 29827, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allendale County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fairfax (approx. half a mile away); Barker's Mill / Skirmish at Barker's Mill (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Town Of Brunson (approx. 3.8 miles away); Harmony Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Happy Home Baptist Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Town of Allendale (approx. 5.3 miles away); Old Allendale (approx. 6.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Regarding Bethlehem Church.
Bethlehem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Bethlehem Church Marker
Todays First Baptist Church, as mentioned on marker, is now at 725 7th Street West, Fairfax, SC.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Bethlehem Church Marker at Fairfax Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 15, 2008
3. Bethlehem Church Marker at Fairfax Cemetery Entrance
Todays First Baptist Church as mentioned on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
4. Todays First Baptist Church as mentioned on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,637 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on August 5, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on July 29, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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