Near Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wm. Pierce Bennett Kinard
Wm. Pierce Bennett Kinard
1855 --- 1935
Founder of Epworth Camp Meeting
who deeded these grounds, eight
acres of land, to the Board of
Trustees on Jan. 4, 1907 to be
Epworth Camp Meeting
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1975.
Location. 34° 5.185′ N, 82° 2.836′ W. Marker is near Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of Epworth Camp Grounds Road E and Gin House Road, on the left when traveling west on Epworth Camp Grounds Road E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin E. Mays (approx. 2.4 miles away); Early Life in the Backcountry (approx. 4 miles away); Ninety Six National Historic Site / Greenwood County (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Lost Town of Cambridge (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ninety Six National Historic Site (approx. 4.2 miles away); John WallerThe Stockade Fort (approx. 4.3 miles away); "Light Horse Harry" Lee Takes the Stockade Fort (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sharpshooter (approx. 4.3 miles away); Militiamen (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
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1. Camp Epworth aims to bring children closer to God. From the roadside, the Epworth Camp Meeting greets passersby with a rustic feel — a hidden gem concealed among the trees and scattered throughout the property. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Epworth Camp Meeting, Inc. Epworth Camp Meeting, founded in 1905, celebrates 107 years since Rev. W.P.B. Kinard persuaded the leaders of Indian Springs Camp meeting in Georgia to release Dr. John H. Paul, renown camp meeting preacher, Charlie Tilman, song leader, and John Landrum, inspired blind pianist, to accompany him to South Carolina to partcipate in the founding of historic Epworth Camp Meeting, near Ninety Six, S.C. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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