Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Black Mingo Baptist Church

Marker ID: SCHM 45-6
Location: about 1 mile N of Rhems on SC 41 and 51
County: Williamsburg
Coordinates: N 33° 37.027    W 079° 26.113
  33.617117    -79.435217
Style: Free Standing **


By 1804 Black Mingo stage stop had a tavern and about twelve wooden houses. About 1843, local merchant Cleland Belin built on his own land the Black Mingo Baptist Church. Now listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this church is all that remains of the early inland settlement.

Erected by Three Rivers Historical Society - 1981


Two sided - Black Mingo - Willtown