First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HMPIW)

Location: Hartsville, SC 29550 Darlington County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 22.592', W 80° 4.448'

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Side A
Members of New Providence and Gum Branch Baptist churches under John L. Hart's leadership began Hartsville Baptist, the first church in town, 16 November 1850. A union Sunday school met on the site as early as July 1849. John L. Hart donated land on which the congregation built a sanctuary in 1851. Rev. J. W. Burn served as first pastor for many years. The church joined Welsh Neck Association in 1851, and the SC General

Side B
Assembly chartered the congregation in 1853. By 1906 name changed to First Baptist Church. Dr. E. V. Baldy, pastor in 1909, served as first president of Coker College. New congregations established by this church are: Fourth Street 1906; Eastside (now Emmanuel) 1926; Lakeview 1944; South Hartsville 1951; West Hartsville 1952; and North Hartsville 1959. The congregation completed the present sanctuary 1964.
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HM NumberHMPIW
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Marker Number16-34
Year Placed1995
Placed ByHartsville Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 585124 N 3804294
Decimal Degrees34.37653333, -80.07413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.592', W 80° 4.448'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 35.52" N, 80° 4' 26.88" W
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Area Code(s)843, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-120 E Home Ave, Hartsville SC 29550, US
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