Near Ninety Six in Greenwood County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wm. Pierce Bennett Kinard
Wm. Pierce Bennett Kinard
1855 --- 1935
Founder of Epworth Camp Meeting
who deeded these grounds, eight
acres of land, to the Board of
Trustees on Jan. 4, 1907 to be
Epworth Camp Meeting
Location. 34° 5.185′ N, 82° 2.836′ W. Marker is near Ninety Six, South Carolina, in Greenwood County. Marker is at the intersection of Epworth Camp Grounds Road E and Gin House Road, on the left when traveling west on Epworth Camp Grounds Road E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood SC 29646, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Benjamin E. Mays (approx. 2.4 miles away); Early Life in the Backcountry (approx. 4 miles away); Ninety Six National Historic Site / Greenwood County (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Lost Town of Cambridge (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ninety Six National Historic Site (approx. 4.2 miles away); John Waller (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Stockade Fort (approx. 4.3 miles away); "Light Horse Harry" Lee Takes the Stockade Fort (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sharpshooter (approx. 4.3 miles away); Militiamen (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ninety Six.
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1. 103rd Epworth Camp Meeting offers unplugged worship, activities. Worship and fellowship at Epworth Camp Meeting harkens back to simpler time with its open-air tabernacle, somewhat rustic accommodations and "unplugged" atmosphere. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Camp Epworth aims to bring children closer to God. From the roadside, the Epworth Camp Meeting greets passersby with a rustic feel — a hidden gem concealed among the trees and scattered throughout the property. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Epworth Camp Meeting, Inc. Epworth Camp Meeting, founded in 1905, celebrates 107 years since Rev. W.P.B. Kinard persuaded the leaders of Indian Springs Camp meeting in Georgia to release Dr. John H. Paul, renown camp meeting preacher, Charlie Tilman, song leader, and John Landrum, inspired blind pianist, to accompany him to South Carolina to partcipate in the founding of historic Epworth (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.