Allendale in Allendale County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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 been installed and the porch added in 1959, when weekly morning services began. The annex was built in 1962.
Erected 1963 by Beech Branch Baptist Church Luray, S.C. (Marker Number 3-2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is September 12, 1864.
Location. 32° 51.434′ N, 81° 16.626′ W. Marker is in Allendale, South Carolina, in Allendale County. Marker is on State Highway S-3-104, 0.3 miles south of State Highway S-3-92, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allendale SC 29810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gifford Rosenwald School (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Town Of Brunson (approx. 7 miles away); Smyrna Baptist Church (approx. 7 miles away); Lucile Ellerbe Godbold (approx. 7.3 miles away); Morrison Academy (approx. 7.3 miles away); Estill Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Fairfax (approx. 7.4 miles away); Lawtonville Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Allendale County War Memorial (approx. 7½ miles away); Bethlehem Church (approx. 7.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Coosawhatchie Church or Beech Branch Baptist Church. From: "Allendale On The Savannah", Copyright ©1970 , Transcribed by Judith Presnell Canant (Judy) April 2000. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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