Green Sea Baptist Church

Green Sea Baptist Church (HMHRK)

Location: Green Sea, SC 29545 Horry County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 7.737', W 78° 58.525'

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This church, known as Honey Camp Baptist Church until 1924, was founded in 1807. It is the mother church to several Baptist churches in eastern S.C., including Spring Branch (1830), Pleasant View (1875), Mt. Zion (1887), Mt. Olive (1890), Dogwood (1896), Carolina (1902), and Grassy Bay (1905). It was first located a few miles southwest, near Honey Camp Swamp.

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Admitted to the Cape Fear (N.C.) Association in 1822, then to the Waccamaw Association in 1876, this congregation worshipped near Honey Camp Swamp until 1869, when J.H. Derham donated this site. The first sanctuary here, a frame building, was replaced by a larger one in 1886. It burned in 1931 and was replaced by the present brick sanctuary, completed in 1932.
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HM NumberHMHRK
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Marker Number26-10
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Congregation
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 686697 N 3778304
Decimal Degrees34.12895000, -78.97541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 7.737', W 78° 58.525'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 7' 44.22" N, 78° 58' 31.50" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1241 Green Sea Rd, Green Sea SC 29545, US
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