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Mitchelville, Hilton Head Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

St. James Baptist Church

 
 
St. James Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 3, 2011
1. St. James Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. This church, founded in 1886 by former members of First African Baptist Church, is one of the oldest surviving institutions remaining from the town of Mitchelville, a freedmenís village established here by the United States Army in 1862. The present brick sanctuary, covered in stucco, is the third to serve this congregation. It was built in 1972 and renovated in 2005.
 
Erected 2011 by The Congregation. (Marker Number 7-33.)
 
Location. 32° 14.076′ N, 80° 41.491′ W. Marker is in Mitchelville, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach City Road and Dillon Road, on the right when traveling north on Beach City Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton Head Island SC 29926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cherry Hill School (within shouting distance of this marker); Mitchelville Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Howell - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Howell (within shouting distance of this marker); Religion in Mitchelville/School in Mitchelville
St. James Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 3, 2011
2. St. James Baptist Church
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dawn of Freedom: Mitchelville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Port Royal/William Fitzhugh and Black Sailors in the Union Navy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Black Troops on Hilton Head (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
St. James Baptist Church and Marker looking southeast at Dillon Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 3, 2011
3. St. James Baptist Church and Marker looking southeast at Dillon Road
St. James Baptist Church and Marker, at Dillon Road and Beach City Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 3, 2011
4. St. James Baptist Church and Marker, at Dillon Road and Beach City Road
St. James Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 3, 2011
5. St. James Baptist Church Marker
St. James Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 3, 2011
6. St. James Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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