Near Hemingway in Williamsburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ebenezer United Methodist Church
This church is said to be the oldest Methodist congregation in present Williamsburg County. It was established prior to 1822 when Samuel Heaselden, in his will, reserved two acres of land for the congregation; in 1837, his heirs deeded this land to the trustees of the church, "which will bear the name of Ebenezer."
Erected 1978 by Three Rivers Historical Society. (Marker Number 45-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the South Carolina, Williamsburg County, Three Rivers Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
Location. 33° 46.629′ N, 79° 24.637′ W. Marker is near Hemingway, South Carolina, in Williamsburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Muddy Creek Road and Pope Road, on the left when traveling north on Muddy Creek Road. Marker is located near the intersection of Muddy Creek Road and Pope Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1760 Pope Road, Hemingway SC 29554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured Witherspoon’s Ferry / Johnsonville (approx. 4.7 miles away); Johnsonville (approx. 4.7 miles away); Francis Marion at Witherspoon's Ferry (approx. 4.8 miles away); Witherspoon’s Ferry: Francis Marion Takes Command (approx. 4.8 miles away); General Francis Marion (approx. 4.8 miles away); Snow’s Island: Den of the Swamp Fox (approx. 6 miles away); Marion at Port’s Ferry / Asbury at Port’s Ferry (approx. 6.1 miles away); Pleasant Hill School (approx. 7.1 miles away); Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Britton's Neck / Britton's Ferry (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hemingway.
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