“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Walterboro in Colleton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Island Creek Meeting House

Island Creek Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, February 4, 2015
1. Island Creek Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  The cemetery one-half mile west is on the site of a meeting house deeded to the Methodist Society by John Fontaine in 1802. Bishop Francis Asbury had held services at Island Creek on March 4, 1796, in "a pole house." In 1882 the members had moved to other churches. Annual services were held for a time by the Island Creek Memorial Association.
Erected 1964 by Colleton County Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 4, 1796.
Location. 33° 0.125′ N, 80° 38.22′ W. Marker is near Walterboro, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is at the intersection of Jeffries Highway (U.S. 15) and Pleasant Grove Road, on the left when traveling north on Jeffries Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walterboro SC 29488, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Training the Tuskegee Airmen (approx. 4.3 miles away); Prisoner Of War Camp and Camouflage School (approx. 5.9 miles away);
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Walterboro Army Air Field (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Tuskegee Airman of World War II (approx. 5.9 miles away); Walterboro Army Airfield (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Tuskegee Airmen (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Beacon (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Walterboro Army Airfield (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walterboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 6, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
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Jun. 6, 2023