Historic Markers Across South Carolina

McBee Chapel

Marker ID: SCHM 
Location: 53 Main Street, Conestee, SC
County: Greenville
Coordinates: N 34° 45.961    W 082° 21.194
  34.766017    -82.353233
Style: Mounted **


Was built in 1841 at the request of Alexander McBee son of Vardry McBee founder of Conestee, S.C. This building was designed and laidout by John Adams, Vardry McBee´s millwright. Mr. Adams designed the church in an octagonal shape so as to accommodate more seating space. The church seats 150 people. There are only two other octagonal brick churches of this type in the United States.