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Old Bethel United Methodist Church
 

Old Bethel United Methodist Church
Charleston, South Carolina
Founded: 1797
Current Building: 1807

OId Bethel traces its roots to a group of black congregants who left Bethel Methodist in the 1840s. After the Civil War, Bethel gave the African American congregation its old church building, which was moved to its current location and given the name Old Bethel.


 
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