near Woodrow in Lee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1958 by Rembert's Church Cemetery Association. (Marker Number 31-13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher ⛪ series list.
Location. 34° 5.873′ N, 80° 21.142′ W. Marker is in near Woodrow, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is on Rembert Church Road (State Highway 31-37). Located 2.5 miles west of US 15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rembert Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct Skirmish at Spring Hill (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Central School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Rev. Thomas Reese English (approx. 7.6 miles away); W. Green Deschamps, Jr. Highway (approx. 8 miles away); James Jenkins (approx. 8½ miles away).
More about this marker. as of March 1, 2011, the marker was found laying on the ground, which looked to have been recently run down
Regarding Rembert Church. (Rembert Methodist Church) One of the earliest Methodist congregations in South Carolina was located in the community around Rembert Church, with a Methodist Society meeting as early as 1785. In its early days it was frequently visited by Francis Asbury, the first Bishop of the Methodist Church of the United States. It was also important for the campmeetings that were held nearby, starting in 1802 and 1803. The cemetery here was established in 1800 and the present meeting house style church was erected ca. 1835. Structurally a plain rectangular building with clapboard siding, such design affords only the essentials needed for worship. It sits on brick piers and has a gabled, metal roof. The windows are 20/20 with two smaller windows above the main ones on the front façade. The Rembert
1. National Register of Historic Places:
Rembert Church (added 1975 - Building - #75001702)
Also known as Rembert Methodist Church
♦ Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
♦ Area of Significance: Religion, Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1825-1849
♦ Historic Function: Religion
♦ Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
— Submitted March 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
As of November 3, 2018 the marker has been restored.
Corp. James Davison Heriot (b. 11/02/1890 d. 10/12/1919) who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his valor in WWI is buried there.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 812 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on November 25, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on March 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.