Mizpah Methodist Church

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Mizpah Methodist Church
Mizpah Methodist Church.jpg
Mizpah Methodist Church, November 2012
Mizpah Methodist Church is located in South Carolina
Mizpah Methodist Church
Location Junction of U.S. Route 301 and S-5-31, near Olar, South Carolina
Coordinates 33°7′7″N 81°10′49″W / 33.11861°N 81.18028°W / 33.11861; -81.18028Coordinates: 33°7′7″N 81°10′49″W / 33.11861°N 81.18028°W / 33.11861; -81.18028
Area 7.3 acres (3.0 ha)
Built 1856
Architectural style Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 00001531[1]
Added to NRHP December 13, 2000

Mizpah Methodist Church is a historic Methodist church located near Olar, Bamberg County, South Carolina. It was built in 1856, and is a frame church sheathed in weatherboard and includes Greek Revival and Gothic Revival architectural elements. Surrounding the church is the church cemetery, which contains gravestones and iron Maltese cross markers for a number of Confederate veterans.[2][3]

It was built in 1856 and added to the National Register in 2000.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Chandler, Andrew W.; Betty Jane Miller (June 30, 2000). "Mizpah Methodist Church" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mizpah Methodist Church, Bamberg County (Int. of U.S. Hwy. 301 & State Rd. 31, Olar vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 6 June 2012.