Gaston in Calhoun County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sandy Run Lutheran Church
Location. 33° 48.02′ N, 80° 57.869′ W. Marker is in Gaston, South Carolina, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Old State Road (U.S. 176) near Old Swamp Road (State Highway 9-353), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1927 Old State Road, Gaston SC 29053, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sandy Run Church / Christian Theus (here, next to this marker); Herman Geiger (approx. 5.3 miles away); Harriet Barber House (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Harriet Barber House (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hopkins (approx. 8.8 miles away); Minervaville (approx. 10.2 miles away); William Earle Berne Beltway African-American Heroes of the 371st Regiment (approx. 11 miles away); Camp Moore (approx. 11.1 miles away); Congaree Fort (approx. 11½ miles away).
Regarding Sandy Run Lutheran Church. This Lutheran church, one of the oldest in the state, is thought to have been organized ca.1765. By 1774, the Rev. Lewis Hochheimer was minister here. Located at the present site by 1806. The SC Synod has met here several times. (The Congregation)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.