Historic Markers Across South Carolina

St. Paul Church

Marker ID: SCHM 40-95
Location: 1ntersection of Broad River Road and Kennerly Road
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 34° 5.812    W 081° 9.618
  34.09686666    -81.1603
Style: Free Standing **


One of the first black churches after the Civil War, St. Paul began as Oak Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church. Local tradition says that in the 1850s the original small congregation worshipped in the "bush arbor;" later, in the 1880s, a church was built on present Kennerly Rd. In the 1930s this was moved to its present site 3/10 mi. N.


Two sided - St. Paul Church