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Dissenter Meeting House and Cemetery Marker Reverse image, Touch for more information
By Anna Inbody, April 28, 2012
Dissenter Meeting House and Cemetery Marker Reverse
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Andrews — 22-59 — Dissenter Meeting House and Cemetery
Front This is the site of a "Dissenter" meeting house, built ca. 1726 by one of the first Baptist congregations in S.C. outside of Charleston. It was founded by Rev. Elisha Screven (d. 1754). The elder Screven had founded a Baptist . . . — Map (db m54964) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Andrews — Georgetown County National Guard Memorial
To our Guardsmen and Families of the 1 BN 178 FA: In appreciation for your sacrifices, bravery and loyalty during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2004~2005) From the Citizens of Georgetown County — Map (db m55063) WM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Andrews — 22-10 — Skirmish At Black Mingo Creek
On Sept. 14, 1780, Gen. Francis Marion's Patriots routed a Tory force commanded by Capt. J. Coming Ball. The Tories, attacked on one flank by Capt. Thomas Waties and on the other by Col. Peter Horry, fled into Black Mingo Swamp. The short but . . . — Map (db m27319) HM
South Carolina (Williamsburg County), Andrews — 45-7 — Black Mingo Presbyterian Meeting House
[Front]: One of the earliest Dissenter congregations in South Carolina north of the Santee River was located about two miles south of here. Its church building had been completed by 1727 when the Rev. Thomas Morritt, Episcopal minister . . . — Map (db m27709) HM
South Carolina (Williamsburg County), Andrews — 45-9 — Early Settlers / Potatoe Ferry
Early Settlers Among the first settlers of Williamsburg County, members of the Witherspoon family sailed from Belfast to Charleston in 1734, arriving about December 1. With a year's provisions, they embarked on an open-boat voyage. Traveling . . . — Map (db m28118) HM
South Carolina (Williamsburg County), Andrews — 45-14 — Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
[Front]: This church was founded in 1867 on land donated by Moses and Matilda Watson. It was the first African American church in the Bloomingvale community and was organized by trustees Orange Bruorton, Augusta Dicker, Sr., Fred Grant, . . . — Map (db m27930) HM
South Carolina (Williamsburg County), Andrews — 45-17 — Suttons Methodist Church
[Front]: This church, founded in 1825, is the second oldest Methodist congregation in Williamsburg County. That year Robert Sutton gave the "Methodist Society" of this community a parcel 100 yds. square. Its first church, a frame . . . — Map (db m27323) HM

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