Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Bethlehem Baptist Church

Marker ID: SCHM 6-10
Location: 177 Wall St., Barnwell, SC
County: Barnwell
Coordinates: N 33° 14.764    W 081° 21.918
  33.24606666    -81.3653
Style: Free Standing **


This church, officially organized in 1868, had its origins in the antebellum Barnwell Baptist Church, which was located on this site until about 1854, when it built a new church on another lot. At that time several free blacks and slaves who were