Happy Home Baptist Church

Happy Home Baptist Church (HMXE5)

Location: Allendale, SC 29810 Allendale County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 0.579', W 81° 18.578'

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(Front text)
This church, founded soon after the Civil War, held its first services in a brush arbor in the Woods community of what was then Barnwell County. It built its first permanent church, a frame building, in the Zion Branch community near Old Allendale, and adopted the name Zion Branch Baptist Church. The church bought this site in 1875, built a new frame sanctuary here, and was renamed Happy Home Baptist Church.

(Reverse text)
Rev. Jacob S. Daniels served the church for almost thirty years, and the congregation grew from 66 members in 1877 to 258 members in 1890. By 1902, his son, Rev. George C. Daniels, succeeded him as pastor, and the church had 379 members. In 1911, during the pastorate of Rev. S.J. Rice, the church received a state charter and built its present church, a brick Gothic Revival building.

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HM NumberHMXE5
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Marker Number3-14
Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 10:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 471078 N 3652399
Decimal Degrees33.00965000, -81.30963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 0.579', W 81° 18.578'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 0' 34.74" N, 81° 18' 34.68" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-316 S-3-10, Allendale SC 29810, US
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