Near Moncks Corner in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church
Erected 2007 by Berkeley County. (Marker Number 8-48.)
Location. 33° 4.161′ N, 80° 1.391′ W. Marker is near Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Highway 52 (State Highway S-8-791) and Avanti Lane, on the right when traveling north on Old Highway 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Thorogood Plantation / Mount Holly Plantation (approx. 2.2 miles away); Medway Plantation (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mount Holly Station • Mount Holly (approx. 2.9 miles away); Early Indian Trading Paths / The Goose Creek Men (approx. 3 miles away); Springfield Plantation (approx. 3.1 miles away); Casey (Caice) (approx. 3.6 miles away); Varner Town Indian Community (approx. 3.7 miles away); Button Hall (approx. 4.6 miles away).
More about this marker. This is a marker that replaced an older marker. The older marker was accidentally knocked over by a local company which subsequently paid for its replacement. I do not know the original date of the previous marker. The original marker read:
Here stood the Chapel of Ease
of the Parish of St. James, Goose
Creek, erected some time prior
Regarding St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church. There is currently an archaelogical dig trying to discover more about the architecture of this equal sided cross shaped brick curch.
Also see . . .
1. Goose Creek: A Definitive History : Planters, Politicians and Patriots. St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church are discussed in this book by Michael James Heitzler. (Submitted on January 7, 2010.)
2. St. James, Goose Creek Chapel of Ease Historical Site. (Submitted on June 7, 2012, by Charla Wilson Springer of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2010, by Cathi Lee of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,321 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 7, 2010, by Cathi Lee of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. 2. submitted on February 2, 2010, by Charla Wilson Springer of Moncks Corner, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.