Thompson Centennial United ME Church — 1867

Thompson Centennial United ME Church — 1867 (HM7KP)

Location: Anderson, SC 29624 Anderson County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 30.067', W 82° 39.083'

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This was the second Negro church founded in Anderson. It was organized at a meeting of approximately 15 persons at the home of the Rev. Henry A. Mikell, who served as the first pastor. A lot was purchased from Bale Clayton for $100 and a small frame church, built of lumber from logs donated by Mrs. Joseph N. (Elizabeth) Whitner, was erected at the site. The original building was replaced by the present brick structure in 1911. The first pastor called after erection of the brick edifice was the Rev. J.R. Rosemond. During the 100 years of its existence Thompson Centennial United Methodist Episcopal Church had been served by 30 pastors. It is named for a white friend who was a generous contributor to the church.

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HM NumberHM7KP
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Year Placed1976
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 10:12am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 348392 N 3818958
Decimal Degrees34.50111667, -82.65138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.067', W 82° 39.083'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 4.02" N, 82° 39' 4.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-520 SC-81, Anderson SC 29624, US
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