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
Mizpah Methodist Church is located in the US
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
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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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.