Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Speedwell Methodist Church

Marker ID: SCHM 3-13
Location: Speedwell Church Rd., Millett, SC
County: Allendale
Coordinates: N 33° 5.03    W 081° 32.5
  33.08383333    -81.54166666


This church, founded in 1885, was named Speedwell for a stagecoach stop and the first post office in the vicinity, now Millett. In 1884-85 Ogreta Brabham Dunbar and Savannah Barker Bates raised funds for a new congregation, in what was then Barnwe