1920 West Lucas Street
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 665-4558
Fax: (843) 662-3022
Dating back to 1866, this church still holds services today. From events such as children's activities, programs and community gatherings, the First Baptist Church has more than just Sunday services.
First began as a Chapel, this church then formally came to be crowned as the Christ Church. Mostly known as a mission church, the church offered services such as wedding ceremonies, baptisms and then later officially came to be announced as a mission church which became a yearly homecoming service. The church organizes prayers on Sundays and morning prayers every first Sundays of the month followed by refreshments.
Dating back to the 1770s era, the current Hopewell Presbyterian Church building replaced the old structure in 1842. The church was incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and also has a cemetery.
Downtown Hartsville can trace its origins way back to 1845 when John Hart built the famous Hartsville Plantation here. Today this is one of the most pulsating precincts of the city that attracts tourists in plenty to the old museums, public heritage buildings, broad avenues, book stores, fish markets, boutiques, souvenir shops and art galleries. National holiday and festive celebrations are the norm in Downtown Hartsville.
The Old Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church is a historic church and local landmark. Built in 1856, this religious structure stands out due to its beautiful architecture, and comprises of a cemetery as well. The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.