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Blythewood in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bethel Baptist Church

 
 
Bethel Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Bethel Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Bethel Baptist Church was founded in 1884 by black members of nearby Sandy Level Baptist Church seeking to organize a separate congregation. They met at first in a brush arbor, then built a frame sanctuary here in 1892. It was covered in granite veneer in 1952. The church also sponsored the Bethel School, which stood behind the church. The present sanctuary was built in 2003.
 
Erected 2009 by Bethel Baptist Church and Blythewood Middle School. (Marker Number 40-162.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 34° 12.948′ N, 80° 58.676′ W. Marker is in Blythewood, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on McNulty Road near Boney Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blythewood SC 29016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George P. Hoffman House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Blythewood School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sandy Level Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sandfield Baptist Church / Sandfield Cemetery
Bethel Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 8, 2011
2. Bethel Baptist Church Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Fairfield Institute / Kelly Miller (approx. 4.2 miles away); St. Paul Baptist Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Little Zion Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Killian Road Baptist Church Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blythewood.
 
Sandy Level Baptist Church, as mentioned image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 3, 2011
3. Sandy Level Baptist Church, as mentioned
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 665 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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