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Chester, South Carolina

  • Chester State Park

    Chester State Park has been a haven for hiking, picnicking, boating and fishing for the surrounding communities in the South Carolina Piedmont ever since it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corp...
    Chester State Park

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Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church

Begun in 1866 as a brush arbor church, built of poles, tree branches and bushes by freed slaves. The first wooden structure was built by the church's congregation in 1874. It was replaced by the current brick Romanesque Revival building in 1913.

Chester, SC Churches

Mt. Prospect Methodist

Built c. 1851, this church still has an intact slave gallery. Call the church or the Chester County library (803-377-8145) for detailed directions or for more information.

Chester, SC Other Attractions


Zion Pilgrim Baptist Cemetery

This site is considered one of the largest African-American cemeteries in Chester County. Please call the church or the Chester County library (803-377-8145) for detailed directions and more information.

Chester, SC Cemeteries


Things to do near Chester, SC

Bethlehem Baptist

Predates the Civil War, cemetery. Call the church or the Chester County library (803-377-8145) for detailed directions and mo...

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority

Providing public transportation to Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marlboro and Marion County since 1976....

Chester Motor Lodge

Located near downtown Chester....