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Near Hartsville in Darlington County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Damascus Methodist Church

 
 
Damascus Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
1. Damascus Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The church organized as early as 1817 and known as "Wright's Meeting House, Black Creek" was the first Methodist congregation in the area. James D. Wright, an elder who was appointed "Exhorter" in 1826, preached here until his death in 1862. Damascus Methodist Church declined after 1893, when Wesley Methodist Church was founded in Hartsville; it disbanded by 1901.
 
Erected 2001 by the Darlington County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16-46.)
 
Location. 34° 22.932′ N, 80° 3.043′ W. Marker is near Hartsville, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Home Ave. and Damascus Church Road, on the right when traveling east on E. Home Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville SC 29550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eastern Carolina Silver Company (approx. one mile away); Carolina Fiber Co. / Sonoco Products Company (approx. one mile away); Welsh Neck High School / Coker College (approx. 1.1 miles away); James Lide Coker (approx. 1.2 miles away); David Robert Coker 1870-1938
Damascus Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
2. Damascus Methodist Church Cemetery
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Hartsville Veterans Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); John L. Hart / John Hart House (#1) (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hartsville Oil Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartsville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Damascus Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, November 9, 2010
3. Damascus Methodist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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