Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Lower Three Runs Baptist Church

Marker ID: SCHM 6-11
Location: Patterson Mill Rd. (S.C. Sec. Rd. 6-20), between Snelling and Martin
County: Barnwell
Coordinates: N 33° 11.538    W 081° 28.003
  33.1923    -81.46671666
Style: Free Standing **


This church, originally located 8/10 mi. W on the old Augusta-to-Charleston road, was founded in 1789 by twelve charter members, with Rev. Nathaniel Walker as its first pastor. Lower Three Runs was a mother church to at least five congregations or