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Near Blenheim in Marlboro County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Brownsville Church

 
 
Brownsville Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. Brownsville Church Marker
Inscription.  In 1788, this Baptist congregation, while still a branch of Cashaway Church (1756), purchased this land from the Rev. John Brown. The branch became an independently constituted church in 1789 named Muddy Creek and by 1829 was known as Brownsville. Welsh Neck Baptist Association was organized here in 1832. The church moved 2 miles NE in 1860.
 
Erected 1989 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 35-29.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 34° 25.594′ N, 79° 39.075′ W. Marker is near Blenheim, South Carolina, in Marlboro County. Marker is at the intersection of Screw Pin Road (County Road 18) and River Road (County Road 44), on the left when traveling west on Screw Pin Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blenheim SC 29516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grave of Mason Lee / Will of Mason Lee (approx. 1.7 miles away); Brownsville Baptist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Frederick Charles Hans Bruno Poellnitz / Ragtown
Wide view of the Brownsville Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the Brownsville Church Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Barnabas Kelet Henagan Home Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Battle of Hunt's Bluff / Old River Road (approx. 5.7 miles away); Blenheim (approx. 5.8 miles away); Robert Blair Campbell / John Campbell (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mount Pleasant Baptist Church / Lowther's Hill Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blenheim.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker at the church's current location.
 
Site of the Brownsville Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. Site of the Brownsville Church and Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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