Camp Welfare

Camp Welfare

Ridgeway, SC 29130


Phone: (803) 635-4242

City: Ridgeway

Region: Midlands

Camp Welfare

Founded after the Civil War by the AME Church, Camp Welfare is made up of 100 cabins and the small framed Zion Church. The site was used for annual camp meetings and is one of the few historic properties in Fairfield County associated with African-Americans.

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