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Edisto in Orangeburg County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Zion Church

 
 
Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
1. Zion Church Marker
Inscription. Evidence indicates it was one of the earliest Methodist churches in the Orangeburg area. The original building, built before the Civil War, was replaced in the 1880s. Appointed ministers replaced circuit riders about 1843. Zion was abandoned as a full time church in the early 1930s when its members moved to nearby Cope and Orangeburg.
 
Erected 1974 by The Committee for Restoration and Preservation of Zion Church and Cemetery. (Marker Number 38-19.)
 
Location. 33° 27.773′ N, 80° 56.145′ W. Marker is in Edisto, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on Bamberg Rd ( US-301 / US-601) near Zion Church Rd., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orangeburg SC 29115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orangeburgh and Ninety Six Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Defense of Edisto Bridge (approx. 3.9 miles away); Confederate Flag (approx. 3.9 miles away); Albergotti Playground (approx. 4 miles away); Orangeburg County / Discovering Orangeburg (approx.
Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
2. Zion Church Marker
4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Fountain (approx. 4.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
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Zion Church Along US 301 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
3. Zion Church Along US 301
Zion Church Marker looking North on US 301 - US 601 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 22, 2008
4. Zion Church Marker looking North on US 301 - US 601
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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