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Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Waller

1741-1802

 
 
John Waller (1741-1802) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 5, 2008
1. John Waller (1741-1802) Marker
Inscription. One half mile south is the grave of John Waller, early minister of the Baptist faith in Virginia, where he is credited with founding eighteen churches. He was persecuted and imprisoned by the established church and civil authorities. In 1793, he moved to South Carolina, where he founded Bethabara and Siloam churches.
 
Erected 1971 by South Carolina Baptist Historical Society. (Marker Number 24-10.)
 
Location. 34° 8.576′ N, 82° 4.584′ W. Marker is in Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is on East Scotch Cross Road (County Route 131) 0.1 miles north of Pembroke Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ninety Six SC 29666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ninety Six National Historic Site / Greenwood County (approx. 3 miles away); The Lost Town of Cambridge (approx. 3 miles away); Ninety Six National Historic Site (approx. 3 miles away); First Blood Shed for Liberty (approx. 3 miles away); Logan Log House (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Logan Log House (approx. 3 miles away); The Stockade Fort (approx. 3 miles away); Why Is It Called Ninety Six? (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of John Waller (pdf). (Submitted on September 10, 2008, 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 10, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 846 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 10, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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