Bethesda Presbyterian Church

Bethesda Presbyterian Church (HML3M)

Location: York, SC 29745 York County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 53.88', W 81° 10.642'

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(Side A)
This church, which held services as early as 1760 about 1 mi. E, gave its name to a Scots-Irish community in this area before the Revolution. It was formally organized in 1769 by Rev. William Richardson. In 1771 John Fondren donated land here for a second frame church, built ca. 1780 after the church 1 mi. E burned.

(Side B)
Rev. Robert B. Walker (1766-1852), the first permanent minister, served here 1794-1834. Bethesda hosted many revivals during the Second Great Awakening. The cemetery dates to 1777, and this brick church was built in 1820. The church and cemetery were listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
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HM NumberHML3M
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Marker Number46-48
Year Placed2010
Placed ByErected by the Congregation for its 250th Anniversary, 2010
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 483794 N 3861746
Decimal Degrees34.89800000, -81.17736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.88', W 81° 10.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 52.80" N, 81° 10' 38.52" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4867-4907 McConnells Hwy, York SC 29745, US
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