Macedonia Church

Macedonia Church (HMPHT)

Location: Darlington, SC 29532 Darlington County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 17.872', W 79° 52.048'

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Side A
Tradition says first meetings of this Baptist Church were held in the home of Laura Brown. A house of worship was constructed on the N.E. corner of present S. Main and Hampton streets on land purchased during 1866-1874. The present site was acquired in 1922 and the building occupied Feb. 3, 1935.

Side B
This Baptist Church was constituted when a group of black members led by Rev. Isaac Brockenton withdrew from the Darlington Baptist Church on Feb. 11, 1866. Brockenton became the first pastor and served until his death in 1908. The first trustees were Evans Bell, Peter Dargan, Lazarus Ervin, Antrum McIver, Samuel McIver, Samuel Orr, and Samuel Parnell.
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HM NumberHMPHT
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Marker Number16-15
Year Placed1977
Placed ByDarlington County Bicentennial Commission for Ethnic Participation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3:23pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 604223 N 3795764
Decimal Degrees34.29786667, -79.86746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 17.872', W 79° 52.048'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 17' 52.32" N, 79° 52' 2.88" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 109 Lee St, Darlington SC 29532, US
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