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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Allendale County, South Carolina
Adjacent to Allendale County, South Carolina
▶ Bamberg County (36) ▶ Barnwell County (44) ▶ Colleton County (40) ▶ Hampton County (24) ▶ Burke County, Georgia (28) ▶ Screven County, Georgia (28)
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Organized in 1833 by Dr. and Mrs.
W.R. Erwin and Mrs. U.M. Robert,
this was the second Christian
Church (Disciples Of Christ)
founded in South Carolina.
Dr. J.D. Erwin, II, served
as minister for forty years.
The present building . . . — — Map (db m19635) HM|
Constituted September 12, 1759
as Coosawhatchie Church, this
church became in 1882 Beech
Branch Baptist Church. The
present lot was granted in 1796
and occupied by 1815. The building
was remodeled in 1908 and in 1960,
electricity having . . . — — Map (db m15466) HM|
| (Front text)
This church, founded soon after the Civil War, held its first services in a brush arbor in the Woods community of what was then Barnwell County. It built its first permanent church, a frame building, in the Zion Branch . . . — — Map (db m49489) HM|
Original site of Allendale, named
for its first postmaster, Paul Allen,
in 1849. Sherman's troops under
Gen. Kilpatrick camped here.
Town moved to present site by
1873. — — Map (db m15914) HM|
|Organized in 1827 as Kirkland Church, the name was changed in 1836 to Smyrna Baptist Church. Title to the site was conveyed in 1849 by William I. Mixon.
Additional land was given by Thomas H. Willingham in 1882 to extend the church property to . . . — — Map (db m15581) HM|
In 1810, pursuant to an Act of the South Carolina General Assembly, the state conveyed a 1000 acre landgrant signed by governor John Drayton to Benjamin and G. Washington Allen. The acreage included the present town of Allendale, . . . — — Map (db m6537) HM|
Dedicated June 1954
to the memory of
brave men, who died
that their country
might live — — Map (db m16900) HM|
|This Baptist Church, organized by 1854, built its first house of worship near here on land purchased in 1859 from A.R. Stokes. The congregation obtained the land for its present location in 1910 from G.D. Sanders and completed by 1914. In 1944 the . . . — — Map (db m9960) HM|
Fairfax, chartered in 1893 and
incorporated in 1896, grew out of
an early community centered around
Owens' Crossroads, where a store
was established in 1814, and later
including Bethlehem Baptist Church
( now First . . . — — Map (db m7082) HM|
|This church had its origins in a brush arbor as early as 1830 but was formally organized in 1878 with Rev. H. C. Smart as its first pastor and W. H. Cone and R. H. Mixon as its first deacons. Named Harmony Baptist Church by charter member Sarah . . . — — Map (db m25859) HM|
1855 — 1948 — — Map (db m31543) HM|
|(Front text) This church, founded in 1885, was named Speedwell for a stagecoach stop and the first post office in the vicinity, now Millett. In 1884-85 Ogreta Brabham Dunbar and Savannah Barker Bates raised funds for a new congregation, in . . . — — Map (db m37789) HM|
|(Barker's Mill side of marker):
Barker's Mill, which stood here on
Jackson Branch, was a grist mill
owned by William Ransome Barker
(1816-1869), a planter in what was
then Barnwell District. Barker moved
to this are in the . . . — — Map (db m7176) HM|
|(Front Text )
This church was organized in 1851 by Revs.
Lewis Parker and John Hoover, with twelve
charter members and Rev. Hoover as its
first minister. The congregation has
worshipped on this site, on land donated
by Mathias . . . — — Map (db m7771) HM|
|The original cemetery associated with St.
Nicholas Lutheran Church is 1/3 mile S off
SC Hwy 641. The church, originally located
nearby, was founded about 1804 in what was
then Barnwell District, and the cemetery
includes family plots of the . . . — — Map (db m7855) HM|
Lutheran church, org. by 1804, has occupied
several sites. Today's structure, built in 1910,
incorporates material from the 1884 church and
stands about 2 mi south. — — Map (db m7842) HM|