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Trinity M. E. Church, South

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
1. Trinity M. E. Church, South Marker
Inscription.
Organized 1824 by the Reverends Wm. Gassaway & Jos. Holmes with former as pastor, Trinity is the oldest M.E. Church, South in York County. The original building was erected on College Street, 1826. The first Sunday School in York County was organized at Trinity, March 3, 1829, by James Jefferys
 
Erected 1938 by the Members of Trinity M.E. Church, South. (Marker Number 46-3.)
 
Location. 34° 59.586′ N, 81° 14.444′ W. Marker is in York, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Liberty Street (State Highway 5) and Trinity Street on E. Liberty Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 E Liberty St, York SC 29745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bratton House Site / Jefferson Davis's Flight (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); York County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Historic York (about 500 feet away); Town of Yorkville / Town of York (about 600 feet away); Barnett Brothers Circus, 1929 ~ 1945 / Bennett Brothers Circus, 1929 ~ 1938 (about 700 feet away);
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
2. Trinity M. E. Church, South Marker
First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); York County Confederate Monument (approx. mile away); David E. Finley Birthplace (approx. 0.4 miles away); King's Mountain Military Academy Site / Micah Jenkins (approx. 0.8 miles away); King's Mountain Battleground (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Official Trinity United Methodist Church web site. (Submitted on September 9, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Trinity Methodist Church Burial Index. Also known as the Old Settler's Cemetery. (Submitted on September 16, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Descendants of Rev. William Gassaway, Sr. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The Methodist Episcopal Church, South, or Methodist Episcopal Church South, was the so-called "Southern Methodist Church" resulting from the split over the issue of slavery in the Methodist Episcopal Church which had been brewing over several years until it came out into the open at a conference held in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1844. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
3. Trinity M. E. Church, South
From the National Register nomination form: "Built in 1891, Trinity Methodist Church South is a one-story brick religious structure showing Gothic Revival influence in its three-story steeple with Gothic windows, Gothic doorways, and stained glass Gothic windows on all facades."
 

5. York Historic District. Trinity is inside the boundary of the York Historic District. (Submitted on February 28, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on September 9, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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