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Bush River Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 34° 19.259 W 081° 45.585
17S E 430102 N 3798008
Quick Description: Marker is located on Bush River Road (SR S-36-56)near the intersection at Floyd Road (SR S-36-64). The original church site is beyond the sign, where the old graveyard is.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2014 9:48:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMM43K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 1

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Constituted by Daniel Marshall and Philip Mulkey in June, 1771, Bush River Church is one of the oldest Baptist churches in the upcountry. The original meeting house stood in the old graveyard, on a tract of two acres willed to the congregation by Samuel Newman, its first minister. Bush River was the mother church of several ante-bellum churches.


Erected by the Congregation - 1970
Marker Name: Bush River Church

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker number: 36-6

County: Newberry

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