Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Barkers Creek Church

Marker ID: SCHM 4-9
Location: SC 252, 2 miles W of Honea Path
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 34° 26.154    W 082° 26.705
  34.4359    -82.44508333
Style: Free Standing **


Founded in 1821, this is the boyhood church and burial place of Olin D. Johnston. He was decorated for bravery in World War I, served in the SC House of Representatives, was twice governor of SC, in 1935-1939 and 1943-1945, and US senator from 1945 until