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The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D.

 
 
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, April 2008
1. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker
Inscription.  
[East Face]:
Erected
to the Memory
of
The Reverend
Thomas Curtis, D.D.

by his affectionate
and
devoted pupils.

[West Face]:
He was born
May 10, 1797 in the town
of Wisbfach England.
And was lost in the wreck of the
steamer North Carolina,
bound from Baltimore to Norfolk,
Jan'y 29th 1859.

[South Face]:
Our teacher,
ever faithful and affectionate,
one of the founders of the adjacent school
for the daughters of South Carolina
and her sister states;
Pastor of the Baptist Church at this place
the Christian Scholar amoung Christian Scholars;
The Preacher and Teacher;
Of original and impressive power;
And the humble Christian Man;
He constantly gave forth
that which he received through the grace of God,
Of the waters of life ????, of the throne
of God and of the lamb;
And thus passed a life distinguished
during a period of fifty years,
in both hemisphere's of the globe,
by the power to conceive
and
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to sustain great efforts
for the God of man and the glory of God.

[North Face]:
"He that overcometh,
and keepeth my works unto the end to
him will I give power over the
nations and he shall rule them
with a rod of iron; as the vessels of
a potter shall they be broken to
shivers: even as I recieved of my Father.
And I will give him the morning star.
Revelations 26-28.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1862.
 
Location. 35° 3.379′ N, 81° 38.973′ W. Marker is in Gaffney, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. On Campus of Limestone College, in front of the Winnie Davis Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1115 College Drive, Gaffney SC 29340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winnie Davis Hall (a few steps from this marker); Curtis Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Carroll School of Fine Arts Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hamrick Hall of Science (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Limestone Springs (about 400 feet away); Limestone College
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker </b><i>( East Face )</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker ( East Face )
(about 500 feet away); Trail of Dog Wood Spring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Towne Center (approx. 0.8 miles away); Granard Graded and High School / Granard High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dunton Chapel Methodist Church (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaffney.
 
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker </b><i>( West Face )</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud
3. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker ( West Face )
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker </b><i>( South face )</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud
4. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker ( South face )
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker </b><i> ( North Face )</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker ( North Face )
Limestone Springs Baptist Church (1846)<br>Undated Photo Showing the<br>Rev. Thomas Curtis Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott
6. Limestone Springs Baptist Church (1846)
Undated Photo Showing the
Rev. Thomas Curtis Monument
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
7. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker
Located in front of Winnie Davis Hall
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
8. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker
The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker -<br>During the Renovation of the Winnie Davis Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 3, 2009
9. The Reverend Thomas Curtis, D.D. Marker -
During the Renovation of the Winnie Davis Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,201 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   9. submitted on November 1, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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