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Summerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Andrews Chapel Church

 
 
Andrews Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 11, 2009
1. Andrews Chapel Church Marker
Inscription. According to local tradition, this Methodist congregation was organized in 1786 and pioneer American bishop Francis Asbury later visited the area a number of times. The church stands today on land given by Ellis R. and Mary A. Richbourg in 1880. Bessie B. Parker, first woman to be ordained a Methodist minister in S.C., served here 1959-1962 and is buried in the cemetery.
 
Erected 1986 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 14-9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 33° 39.281′ N, 80° 23.067′ W. Marker is in Summerton, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker is on H.T. Everetts Road (State Highway 14-306) near Pulitzer Road , Richbourg Lane (State Highway 14-258), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pinewood SC 29125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Together Let Us Sweetly Live" (approx. 3.5 miles away); Senn's Mill (approx. 3.7 miles away); Elusive Francis Marion, 1780-1781 (approx. 3.7 miles away); Patriot Departs to Ride with Marion
Andrews Chapel Church Marker, seen along State Road 14-306 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 11, 2009
2. Andrews Chapel Church Marker, seen along State Road 14-306
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Wagon Travel (approx. 3.8 miles away); Siege of Fort Watson (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Patriot and the Redcoat (approx. 3.8 miles away); Summerton Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summerton.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Andrews Chapel Church seen along Pulitzer Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 11, 2009
3. Andrews Chapel Church seen along Pulitzer Road
Andrews Chapel Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 11, 2009
4. Andrews Chapel Church
Bessie B. Parker, first woman to be ordained a Methodist minister in S.C., image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 11, 2009
5. Bessie B. Parker, first woman to be ordained a Methodist minister in S.C.,
served here 1959-1962 and is burried in the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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