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Site of First Methodist Church

 
 
Site of First Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 21, 2012
1. Site of First Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The First Methodist Church was built in 1831 on land donated by Moses Sanders in 1830. This was five years before Darlington was chartered. It was a plain barn like building, not plastered or ceiled. A great revival was held in the church was held in the church in late fall 1831. Three Methodist Ministers are buried in the cemetery. In 1834 a second larger church was built by J. W. Burn on corner of St John and Park Streets.
 
Erected by South Carolina State Society Colonial Dames XVII C.
 
Location. 34° 18.096′ N, 79° 52.571′ W. Marker is in Darlington, South Carolina, in Darlington County. Marker is on Orange Street near Wells Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darlington SC 29532, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. James Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Darlington Memorial Center (about 600 feet away); Julius A. Dargan House (about 700 feet away); Wilds-Edwards House / Samuel Hugh Wilds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Darlington County / Darlington County Courthouse (approx.
Site of First Methodist Church Marker Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 21, 2012
2. Site of First Methodist Church Marker Overview
0.3 miles away); Darlington County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Darlington County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lawrence Reese (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Darlington.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Monument listing known burials in the cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 21, 2012
3. Monument listing known burials in the cemetery
Rev. John Piper Morris image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 21, 2012
4. Rev. John Piper Morris
One of three ministers in the cemetery as mentioned on the marker
Rev. John Wesley Miller image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 21, 2012
5. Rev. John Wesley Miller
One of three ministers in the cemetery as mentioned on the marker
Rev. Jacob Nipper image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, October 21, 2012
6. Rev. Jacob Nipper
One of three ministers in the cemetery as mentioned on the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 28, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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