Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Old St. David's



Marker ID: SCHM 13-1
Location: Church St. at gates to churchyard, Cheraw
County: Chesterfield
Coordinates: N 34° 41.760    W 079° 52.790
  34.696    -79.879833
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

St. David´s, authorized by the General Assembly in 1768, was the last parish established in colonial S.c. Said to be buried in its churchyard are soldiers of British forces occupying the Cheraws in 1780. The steeple and vestibule of this Episcopal church were added c.1827 and services were held here until a new church was built in 1916.

Erected by Chesterfield County Historical Society - 1979