Rock Presbyterian Church

Rock Presbyterian Church (HM75K)

Location: Greenwood, SC 29649 Greenwood County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 13.678', W 82° 6.657'

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[Marker Front]:
This church, originally known as Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church, was founded in 1770 by ministers sent to upper S.C. from the Synods of New York and Philadelphia. The first church here, a frame structure, was replaced in 1815 by a larger frame church built by John and Adam Blake. This church, incorporated in 1844 was renamed Rock Presbyterian church by the S.C. Presbytery in 1845.

[Marker Reverse]:
Rev. John McLees (d. 1882) was minister here 1847-1882 and father of Greenwood First Presbyterian Church, inactive in 1892, reorganized in 1956. This stone sanctuary, built in 1959-60, replaced the 1815 church, which had burned in 1959.
HM NumberHM75K
Marker Number24-16
Year Placed2003
Placed ByRock Presbyterian Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 4:35pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 397678 N 3787990
Decimal Degrees34.22796667, -82.11095000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 13.678', W 82° 6.657'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 13' 40.68" N, 82° 6' 39.42" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2425-2447 SC-72, Greenwood SC 29649, US
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