Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Zion Lutheran Church

Marker ID: SCHM 32-16
Location: about 1/2 mile off 1-20 on Road 68, Corley Mill Road
County: Lexington
Coordinates: N 34° 1.259    W 081° 9.258
  34.02098333    -81.1543
Style: Free Standing **


This congregation, the oldest continuing church in Lexington County, originated with pioneers who settled in this area in the 17408. Organized at Zion in 1787 was the "Corpus Evangelicum," consisting of fifteen congregations to supervise the German churches in the state´s interior. The church was located at two previous sites near the river before moving here in 1922.

Erected by The Congregation - 1986


Two sided - Dreher's Fort