Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Providence Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

Marker ID: SCHM 30-4
Location: 350 yards N of Road 43, about 1.2 miles W of Clinton
County: Laurens
Style: Free Standing **


This cemetery marks the original site of Providence Associate Reformed Presbyterian 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