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Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, June 12, 2017
1. African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings Marker
Inscription. Early A.M.E. Missionaries to South Carolina, Rev. James H.A. Johnson and Rev. James A. Handy, arrived at Hilton Head on the Steamship Arago at 3:18 p.m. Friday, May 12, 1865. Rev. James Lynch, also an A.M.E. Missionary, shared entertainment afforded by the Mitchelville Section of Hilton Head in which began an early A.M.E. Church Mission. Marker Dedicated September 6, 1987 Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church Rev. S.L. McPherson, Pastor Rev. Levern Stevenson, Presiding Elder RT. Rev. F.C. James, Presiding Bishop 1787 - 1987
 
Erected 1987 by Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church.
 
Location. 32° 13.681′ N, 80° 42.044′ W. Marker is in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Beach City Rd 0.7 miles from Dillon Rd, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Beach Rd, Hilton Head Island SC 29926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First African Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named First African Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Howell - 1864 (approx.
African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 12, 2017
2. African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings Marker
0.7 miles away); Fort Howell (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mitchelville Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. James Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cherry Hill School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hilton Head Island.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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