Old St. David's Episcopal Church

91 Church ST

Cheraw, SC 29520


Phone: (843) 537-8400

City: Cheraw

Region: Midlands

Old St. David's Episcopal Church

The last Anglican or "State" church built (c.1770) in South Carolina under King George III. The church was used by the Americans and the British during the Revolution and later by both Confederate and Union armies. There are soldiers from almost every American War buried in the cemetery. Also in the cemetery is a Confederate monument, the first ever erected (c.1867) in memory of those who had fallen in the Civil War. The original inscription did not mention Confederate soldiers directly because Union forces still occupied the area. The steeple and vestibule were added in 1826.

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