Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Lawtonville Church

Marker ID: SCHM 25-9
Location: W of Scotia on Road 25 for 1.6 miles, then still W for 2.2 miles on Road 48 to Road 20, then right for about 2.6 miles to the marker on Road 20
County: Hampton
Coordinates: N 32° 42.923    W 081° 21.4
  32.71538333    -81.35666666
Style: Free Standing **


This Baptist congregation, originally known as Savannah River, Carolina Church, was constituted near here March I, 1775, mainly by members of Coosawhatchie (Beech Branch) Church. Rev. Joshua Lewis was its first known minister. In 1786, the church changed its name to Pipe Creek and by 1836 had moved to Lawtonville. Renamed Lawtonville in 1884, the church moved to
Estill, 1911.

Erected by Lawtonville Baptist Church, Estill, SC -1991