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Green Swamp Methodist Church

Site of First Methodist Church in Vicinity of Sumter

 
 
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Influenced by Bishop Francis Asbury, Richard Bradford gave land and with others built a wooden chapel in 1787, first called Bradford's Meeting House. Here Santee circuit riders preached until 1827 when church was closed and services held for convenience of the members in growing village of Sumter.

 
Erected 1950 by Sumter County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 43-2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 33° 55.261′ N, 80° 22.38′ W. Marker is in Sumter, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is on West Liberty Street(State Road 763), on the right when traveling west. Located 100 yds. East of intersection with Alice Drive (State Road 120). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Zion Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sumter's Memorial To Its Brave Soldiers (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lincoln High School (approx. 1˝ miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Temple Sinai (approx. 1˝ miles away); Holocaust (approx. 1˝ miles away); Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Military Post / Potter's Raid (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sumter.
 
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 4, 2010
2. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, westbound West Liberty St. near intersection with Alice Drive image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 4, 2010
3. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, westbound West Liberty St. near intersection with Alice Drive
Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, looking eastward along West Liberty Street (State Road 763) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 4, 2010
4. Green Swamp Methodist Church Marker, looking eastward along West Liberty Street (State Road 763)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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