Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Mt. Zion Baptist Church (HM156B)

Location: Darlington, SC 29540 Darlington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 23.786', W 79° 54.096'

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This church, founded in 1869, was organized by 36 black members of nearby Black Creek Baptist Church, who received letters of dismissal to form their own congregation. Rev. William Hart, its first minister, served until his death in 1872. He was succeeded by his son, Rev. Alfred Hart, who served here 1872 ~ 79, after representing Darlington County in the S.C. House 1870 ~ 72.

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The church held its first services in a brush arbor on this site, which its trustees bought from James C. McCallman in 1872. After worshiping under a frame shelter for several years, Mt. Zion built its first permanent sanctuary, a frame building in 1890. The congregation grew enough to build build a second frame church in 1908. The present brick sanctuary was dedicated in 1979.
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HM NumberHM156B
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Marker Number16 ~ 64
Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Darlington County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 2:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600963 N 3806659
Decimal Degrees34.39643333, -79.90160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 23.786', W 79° 54.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 23' 47.16" N, 79° 54' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3300-3348 Angel Wing Dr, Darlington SC 29540, US
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