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Cecil Herbert Land D.D.

 
 
Cecil Herbert Land D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
1. Cecil Herbert Land D.D. Marker
Inscription.
Son of
Annie Black and Edward H. Lang
Born
Temple, Texas March 18, 1891
Died
Columbia, SC July 9, 1974

Minister in the Presbyterian Church U.S over
fifty years.
Chaplain in World War I and II.
First Chaplain in the Presbyterian Church U.S.
to attain the rank of Colonel U.S. Army.

A student of Life and God's purpose,
a lover and servant of his fellowman,
a man of God.
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And his wife
Lucy McGehee Lang
daughter of
Janie Morton and Flournoy McGehee
Born
March 29, 1903
Died
March 16, 1986

"Bless the Lord, O, my soul
that is within me, bless his holy name." Psalm 103:1

 
Location. 34° 0.252′ N, 81° 1.848′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Marion Street north of Lady Street. Touch for map. Marker is located inside the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, due north of the Marion Street entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1324 Marion Street, Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church Confederate Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Columbia High School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Columbia Female Academy (about 400 feet away); Washington Street Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Washington Street Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Marion Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bull Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ordinance of Secession (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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