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Near Lake View in Dillon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Meeting House

 
 
The Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 26, 2008
1. The Meeting House Marker
Inscription. On December 22, 1801, one acre on the north side of Bear Swamp was deeded for the use of the Baptist Society. Local tradition says that the meeting house which stood on this tract was built in 1780s and was used as a camp site by travelers between Fayetteville and Georgetown. In 1831, the Baptist Society was constituted as Bear Swamp Church.
 
Erected 1970 by Bear Swamp Baptist Church and the Friday Afternoon Book Club of Lake View, S.C. (Marker Number 17-1.)
 
Location. 34° 20.898′ N, 79° 8.551′ W. Marker is near Lake View, South Carolina, in Dillon County. Marker is on Bear Swamp Road (Local Road 17-56) south of State Highway 41, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake View SC 29563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fordís Mill & Pageís Mill / Lake View ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Drowning Creek ( approx. 8.3 miles away); Pee Dee Church ( approx. 10.5 miles away); Mt. Olive Baptist Church ( approx. 11.3 miles away); Christ Prayer Chapel ( approx. 11.5 miles away); Mullins Depot / Mullins ( approx. 11.8 miles away); Ashpole Church ( approx. 16.8 miles away in North Carolina).
 
Also see . . .
The Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 26, 2008
2. The Meeting House Marker
 Bear Swamp Baptist Church Photo Gallery. There are photos of the interior on this page. (Submitted on January 31, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Roads & Vehicles
 
Bear Swamp Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 26, 2008
3. Bear Swamp Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,161 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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