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Bethesda Baptist Church

 
 
Bethesda Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
1. Bethesda Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized shortly after the Civil War with Rev. Edward Rhue as its first pastor, Bethesda Baptist Church purchased this site by 1867. Construction of this sanctuary began in 1922 during the pastorate of Rev. A.W. Puller and was completed and dedicated during the pastorate of Rev. G. Going Daniels in 1927. Rev. W.A. Johnson served as Bethesda’s pastor from 1956 until his death in 1995.
 
Erected 1996 by the Georgetown Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta. (Marker Number 22-40.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 33° 22.252′ N, 79° 17.13′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Wood Street south of Highmarket Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Wood St, Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James A. Bowley (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Winyah Schools (about 700 feet
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away); Mount Olive Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Rainey-Camlin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaminski House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Stewart House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Bethesda Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, January 20, 2008
2. Bethesda Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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