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Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Screven

 
 
William Screven Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, March 31, 2017
1. William Screven Monument
Inscription.  A pioneer Baptist preacher of Somerton, England. Immigrated to Kittery, Maine. Forced to leave that state for preaching the gospel. Came south with a group of Baptists. Organized first Baptist church in the South, in 1683, at Charleston and served First Baptist Church there till 1706. Died in 1713 and buried in private yard at Georgetown, S.C. A servant of Christ, "pure in morals, sound in doctrine, abundant in labors."
 
Erected 1940 by Baptist State Convention.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1683.
 
Location. 33° 22.2′ N, 79° 16.65′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker can be reached from Church Street (U.S. 17). Monument is located in the Old Baptist Cemetery near the Confederate monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Antipedo Baptist Church / Old Baptist Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Elisha Screven
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Company A, 10th South Carolina Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Beth Elohim Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethel Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgetown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah (approx. ¼ mile away); Prince George Winyah Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Only Colonial Banking House in America (approx. 0.3 miles away); Methodists (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
William Screven Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, March 31, 2017
2. William Screven Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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