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Town of Ebenezer

 
 
Town of Ebenezer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
1. Town of Ebenezer Marker
Inscription. This former farming community grew up around Ebenezer Presbyterian Church which had been organized by 1785. Here was located the famed Ebenezer Academy often called "The Athens of York." The first post office was established as Ebenezer Academy in 1822. The name was changed to Ebenezerville in 1837. It was discontinued in 1866. Post office here 1890-1911 was called Old Point. The town was incorporated as Ebenezer in December, 1893.
 
Erected 1960 by York County Historical Society and the Town of Ebenezer.
 
Location. 34° 57.948′ N, 81° 3.12′ W. Marker is in Rock Hill, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Ebenezer Road and Bailey Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Ebenezer Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Hill SC 29732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebenezer Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The CCC in York County / Tom Johnston Camp, (SCS#10), CCC (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ebenezer (approx. 0.7 miles away); Columbia Seminary Chapel (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Home of Winthrop College
Town of Ebenezer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
2. Town of Ebenezer Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Jefferson Davis' Flight (approx. 2.2 miles away); McCorkle-Fewell-Long House / Oakland (approx. 2.3 miles away); President's House (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Hill.
 
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Ebenezer Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
3. Ebenezer Presbyterian Church
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
4. Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, March 6, 2010
5. Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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