Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Nazareth Church

Marker ID: SCHM 42-14
Location: At intersection of SC 296 and Nazareth Church Road
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 54.015    W 082° 2.159
  34.90025    -82.03598333
Style: Free Standing **


This Presbyterian Church, located about .4 mile SE, was organized soon after 1766 by Scotch - Irish who settled the area. From Revolutionary War days the congregation has been influential in religious, educational, and civic affairs of Spartanburg County. A number of new congregations have been formed from Nazareth whose present building was erected in 1832.

Erected by the congregation - 1980