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Carmel United Presbyterian Church


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Organized in 1868 by Rev. Samuel Loomis during the Chester Mission, Carmel was a worship center for the students and faculty of Brainerd Institute. It's programs continue to focus on the religious training of African American youth.

Call the church or the Chester County library (803-377-8145) for detailed directions and more information.
The Chester County Cemetery survey needs your help in locating abandoned and rural church cemeteries and in taking rosters of rural African-American church graveyards. If you are interested or have questions, call Tally Johnson at 803-377-8145.


Hours:

  • Hours Year-round: Special tours by appointment.

Address: 134 Walnut ST
Chester,SC 29706

Phone: (803) 385-5471

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