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Bethlehem Church

 
 
Bethlehem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Bethlehem Church Marker
Inscription.  Bethlehem Lutheran Church erected its first known building about 350 feet north of here on a 17-acre tract purchased from George Metz in 1817. According to tradition, the church was first called Ellisor Church after people of this name living nearby. In 1847, Bethlehem sold this site to Alexander Daily and moved near Hollinshead Creek, about 3 miles south of here.
 
Erected 1989 by Bethlehem's Bicentennial Committee. (Marker Number 40-110.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 34° 10.359′ N, 81° 12.066′ W. Marker is in Spring Hill area, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Kennerly Road (State Highway 40-217) near Pink Daily Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Irmo SC 29063, 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. A different marker also named Bethlehem Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bethel Lutheran Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of Mount Vernon Lutheran Church
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); Richlex School Site (approx. 4.7 miles away); Spring Hill (approx. 4.8 miles away); St. Paul Church / Oak Grove (approx. 5.7 miles away); Town of Irmo (approx. 6.2 miles away); World War II Bombing Ranges (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
Bethlehem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2011
2. Bethlehem Church Marker
Bethlehem Church Marker, seen looking north along Kennerly Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
3. Bethlehem Church Marker, seen looking north along Kennerly Road
Bethlehem Church Marker at Pink Daily Road, and Kennerly Road intersection image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 31, 2011
4. Bethlehem Church Marker at Pink Daily Road, and Kennerly Road intersection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

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