Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Biggin Church



Marker ID: SCHM 8-9
Location: SC 402, .8 mile S of us 52
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 33° 12.779    W 079° 57.981
  33.21298333    -79.96635
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Parish Church of St. John´s Berkeley, founded by Act of Assembly November 30, 1706. Church erected in 1712. Burned by forest fire in 1755 and restored. Burned by Co!. Coates of the British Army in 1781 and again restored. Burned again by forest fire about 1886. General Moultrie and Henry Laurens were among the Vestrymen of the Parish.