Gaffney in Cherokee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Baptist Church
B.P. Robertson, Pastor
Corner stone from second auditorium building which was demolished September 1949 to make way for the present building completed 1951.
[Dedication Plaque] (Located near the Limestone Street entrance):
Gaffney, South Carolina
This building completed June 10, 1951
Frank E. Morris, Pastor
R.R. Markley - Architecture - Durham, N.C.
Crosland Construction Company - Builder
John M. Hamrick - Chmn., E.H. Jones
J.B. Hatcher, C.E. Hamrick
C.L. Chandler, Mrs. L.V. Gaffney
Waite C. Hamrick, Jr., Mrs. E.H. Dobson
V.H. Lipscomb, Mrs. L.A. Hamrick
A.J. Eastwood, Mrs. Eula H. Vassy
"Whosoever thou art that entereth this church,
be reverent; be attentive; be thoughtful;
and leave it not without prayer to God,
for thyself, for those who minister,
and for those who worship here."
Erected 1951 by First Baptist Church.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is June 10, 1820.
Location. 35° 4.372′ N, 81° 38.912′ W. Marker is in Gaffney, South Carolina, in Cherokee County. Marker is on E Floyd Baker Blvd, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N Limestone St, 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. Col. James Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherokee County WW I Rememberence (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherokee County Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Michael Gaffney Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gaffney Cornerstone (about 400 feet away); 09.11.2001 (about 500 feet away); Cherokee County Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); Capri Theater (about 500 feet away); Gaffney (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gaffney.
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