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Flat Rock in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

St. John in the Wilderness

 
 
St. John in the Wilderness Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 11, 2008
1. St. John in the Wilderness Marker
Inscription. Episcopal Church, built 1833-34 as a private chapel. Given to Diocese of North Carolina, 1836. Enlarged in 1852.
 
Erected 1951 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P 31.)
 
Location. 35° 16.956′ N, 82° 26.571′ W. Marker is in Flat Rock, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on Greenville Hwy (U.S. 25) 0.1 miles north of Rutledge Dr.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flat Rock NC 28731, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C.G. Memminger ( a few steps from this marker); George A. Trenholm ( about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flat Rock ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Connemara ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Outdoor Inspiration ( approx. 0.8 miles away); A Home for Champions ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Glassy Mountain Trails ( approx. 0.9 miles away); 122 N. Main ( approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flat Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Hendersonville & Village of Flat Rock, NC. Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. The Official History of The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
St. John in the Wilderness Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
2. St. John in the Wilderness Marker
. (Submitted on October 12, 2008.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
3. The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
4. The Episcopal Church of St. John in the Wilderness
Cemetery Marker at St. John in the Wilderness image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 12, 2008
5. Cemetery Marker at St. John in the Wilderness
Here lie the members of the Church of St John in the Wilderness who were Slaves, Freedmen, and their children.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 867 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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