Ware Shoals in Laurens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church
Mother of 5 Churches
— Bicentennial Anniversary 1768-1972 —
Org. at Indian Springs by
Rev. Geo. Whitefield and families of
Arnold, Giraud, Taylor, Sullivan
Mitchell, Box, Wood
1825 Rec'd. Meth. Cone Rev. Barnett Smith
1842 Sunday School Org.
G.L. Riley, Elisha South, J.M. Eppes
Rev. John Humbert, Judge T.J. Sullivan
1854-1884 Camp Meeting Org. by Rev. R.J. Boyd
1878 1st Local Foreign Missionary
Society of S.C. Meth. Church Org by
Minerva Kinard Humbert
Memorial to Deceased Ministers
Buried at Mt. Bethel
P.C. Battle, J.A. Hughes, C.H. Sullivan
R.L. Roundtree, R.L. Roundtree, Jr.
Revolutionary War Soldiers
Wm. Arnold, Philip Gruber, Wm. Mitchell
David Giraud, John South
Cpt. W.L. Wood, Cpt. J.B. Humbert, D.G. Humbert
W.D. Sullivan, John Sullivan, J.K. Wood
Right Column: Mitchell, McDavid, Miller, Moore, Medlock, Maddox, McCullough, Nabors, Nichols, Poole, Puckett, Riley, Ruff, Seibert, Simmons, Sharpe, South, Stone, Strickland, Sullivan, Taylor, Thompson, Wood
Erected by Rev. Harley E. Feltman, Jr., Pastor and Sara S. Ervin, Historian.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1768.
Location. 34° 28.25′ N, 82° 14.65′ W. Marker is in Ware Shoals, South Carolina, in Laurens County. Marker is on Bethel Church Road. Marker and church are located at the northwest end of Bethel Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 885 Bethel Church Road, Ware Shoals SC 29692, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John C. Taylor Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); Irvin Pitts Park / Ware Shoals (approx. 4.6 miles away); Marion P. Carnell Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Benjamin DeWitt Riegel (approx. 5 miles away); Ware Shoals Veterans Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); The William T. Jones, III Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); Martin's Store (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sullivan (Grove) CemeteryBroadmouth Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Erected by Sullivan - Dunklin Chapter D.A.R. (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ware Shoals.
Also see . . . Pension Application for Philip Gruber. Transcription of Gruber's Revolutionary War pension application. (Submitted on October 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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