Historic Markers Across South Carolina

St. James Church

Marker ID: SCHM 16-16
Location: Pearl Street, Darlington
County: Darlington
Coordinates: N 34° 18.060    W 079° 52.483
  34.301    -79.87471666
Style: Free Standing **


This United Methodist Church was originally named Pearl Street Methodist Episcopal Church. The first trustees were Henry Brown, Abner Black, Wesley Dargan, Zeddidiah Dargan, January Felder, Randolph Hart and Rev. B. Frank Whittemore. Tradition says Federal occupation troops supplied the church bell, which they had taken from nearby St. John´s Academy.

Erected by The Congregation - 1976