Bryan, Hugh | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Bryan, Hugh (1699-1753). Planter, evangelist. Born of the colony’s southern frontier, Bryan was captured by Indians during the Yamassee War. After his release, he settled in St. Helena’s...
Brown, Morris | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Brown, Morris (1770-1849). Clergyman. Brown, a free mulatto, was born in Charleston. He received a license to preach as a Methodist lay preacher and organized an African congregation in...
Pike, John Martin | South Carolina Public Radio

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“P” is for Pike, John Martin [1840-1932]. Clergyman, editor, publisher. A Canadian and ordained Methodist clergyman, Pike was invited to preach at Columbia’s Washington Street Methodist Church. He...
Cheraw, Part 2
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Old Saint David’s church is South Carolina’s oldest wooden church; surviving use by four armies during two wars. It was built in 1770, under authority of King George III. During the American...
Boykin
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One of Boykin’s architectural gems is Swift Creek Baptist Church, built around 1827. The church had a strict set of rules and etiquette for members. The church’s use as a place of worship discontinued...
Gospel Music | South Carolina Public Radio

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"G" is for Gospel Music. Gospel music as a genre consists of two major categories, White Gospel and Black Gospel. Both styles share similar musical routes that stem from the evangelical religious...