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Edisto in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Zion Church

 
 
Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
1. Zion Church Marker
Inscription.  Evidence indicates it was one of the earliest Methodist churches in the Orangeburg area. The original building, built before the Civil War, was replaced in the 1880s. Appointed ministers replaced circuit riders about 1843. Zion was abandoned as a full time church in the early 1930s when its members moved to nearby Cope and Orangeburg.
 
Erected 1974 by The Committee for Restoration and Preservation of Zion Church and Cemetery. (Marker Number 38-19.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionLandmarks. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 33° 27.773′ N, 80° 56.145′ W. Marker is in Edisto, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Bamberg Rd ( US-301 / US-601) near Zion Church Rd., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orangeburgh and Ninety Six Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Defense of Edisto Bridge (approx. 3.9 miles
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away); Confederate Flag (approx. 3.9 miles away); Albergotti Playground (approx. 4 miles away); Orangeburg County / Discovering Orangeburg (approx. 4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Fountain (approx. 4.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
2. Zion Church Marker
Zion Church Along US 301 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
3. Zion Church Along US 301
Zion Church Marker looking North on US 301 - US 601 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
4. Zion Church Marker looking North on US 301 - US 601
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,188 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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