Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Providence Associate Reformed

Marker ID: SCHM 30-3
Location: US 76, 1 mile W of Clinton, near Copeland Plaza
County: Laurens
Coordinates: N 34° 28.167    W 081° 54.433
  34.46945    -81.90721666
Style: Free Standing **


The cemetery, located about 112 mile SW, marks the original site of this church, founded Sept. 10, 1836. Buried here is William Blakely, Sr., survivor of Hayes Station Massacre, 1781, who with Samuel Blakely donated the land for the church and cemetery. The congregation moved to Clinton about 1902.

Erected by The Congregation - 1977