Black Mingo - Willtown / Black Mingo Baptist Church

Black Mingo - Willtown / Black Mingo Baptist Church (HMB3P)

Location: Nesmith, SC 29580 Williamsburg County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 37.017', W 79° 26.117'

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Black Mingo - Willtown
By 1760, Charles Woodmason had established a store near here, following a 1745 Act of the General Assembly that provided for clearing of the watercourses at the head of Black Mingo Creek. Soon thereafter, schooners carried local products to Charlestown; by the early 1760s Black Mingo Settlement, later known as Willtown, had developed on the creek.

Black Mingo Baptist Church
By 1804 Black Mingo stage stop had a tavern and approximately twelve wooden houses. About 1843, local merchant Cleland Belin built on his own land the Black Mingo Baptist Church. Now listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this church is all that remains of the early inland settlement.
Details
HM NumberHMB3P
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Williamsburg County, Three Rivers Historical Society series
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Marker Number45-6
Year Placed1981
Placed ByThree Rivers Historical Society
Marker Condition
5 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:41am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 645150 N 3720782
Decimal Degrees33.61695000, -79.43528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 37.017', W 79° 26.117'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 37' 1.02" N, 79° 26' 7.02" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9239 County Line Rd, Nesmith SC 29580, US
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