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Kingstree in Williamsburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Williamsburg Church

 
 
Williamsburg Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, February 18, 2010
1. Williamsburg Church Marker
Inscription.  
This Presbyterian church was established 1736 by John Witherspoon and other early Scotch-Irish settlers. Originally located about 1 mile east at Williamsburg Cemetery, the congregation moved here to Academy Street in 1890; the present sanctuary was completed in 1913. A number of congregations have come from this church, which is the oldest continuing ecclesiastical group in Williamsburg County.
 
Erected 1993 by Congregation of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. (Marker Number 45-10.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1736.
 
Location. 33° 40.127′ N, 79° 49.915′ W. Marker is in Kingstree, South Carolina, in Williamsburg County. Marker is on North Academy Street north of West Brooks Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 411 North Academy Street, Kingstree SC 29556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kingstree: Gathering Vital Intelligence (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Willamsburg County Veterans Monument
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Williamsburgh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williamsburg County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Muster Ground and Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thurgood Marshall, J.D. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stephen A. Swails House (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Kingstree (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingstree.
 
Also see . . .  Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. Official website of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Williamsburg Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, February 18, 2010
2. Williamsburg Church
Williamsburg Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindy Bullard, February 18, 2010
3. Williamsburg Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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