9-4 St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 33° 37.070 W 080° 40.296
17S E 530462 N 3719831
Southeast of St. Matthew's on Old Hwy 6.
Waymark Code: WMNG4K
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 03/09/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
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In 1737-38, the elder Rev. John U. Giessendanner from Orangeburg began Lutheran work in this area; this was continued by his nephew until 1749. By the 1760s St. Matthew's Lutheran Church near here was in use. A later building erected at this site in 1826 was replaced by the present church in 1900.
Marker Name: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker number: 9-4

County: Calhoun

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