Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Luther Rice (1783 - 1836)

Marker ID: SCHM 41-4
Location: SC 121 near Road 44
County: Saluda
Coordinates: N 34° 7.635    W 081° 44.867
  34.12725    -81.74778333
Style: Free Standing **


In Pine Pleasant Cemetery, west of here, is the grave of Luther Rice, prominent Baptist clergyman and orator who organized American Baptists on a national scale for support of foreign missions and education. He traveled into all parts of the nation in his work, and his personal influence helped shape Baptist history.

Erected by Saluda County Historical Commission - 1970


Marker has been reported missing.