Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Salem Baptist to Celebrate 200th Anniversary

Salem Baptist Church; 11434 North Rd.; North, SC; GPS: 33.65103, -81.14929
Salem Baptist Church, the home church of many of our relations, Reed and otherwise, will celebrate its 200th Year Anniversary and Homecoming on Sunday, October 21, 2012. 

The celebration will begin at 10:00 am with music, singing, and remembrances.  A covered-dish picnic will be held on the grounds at 1:00 pm. 

An updated book of Salem's history will be available.  If you would like to put a mum in the church in memory of someone, contact Darla Lucas at (803) 247-2338.  All who wish to come celebrate this milestone are welcome! 

The address is 11434 North Rd., North, SC.  GPS coordinates are 33.65103, -81.14929.  Click here to learn more about Salem Baptist Church. 

Many thanks to Janet Corbett Peele, a 3-great granddaughter of Samuel and Mary Clark Reed, for sharing this information.  Janet's great grandparents were John Wiley Reed and Louvisa Clementine Hair.  Her parents (Barbara Allen Reed and Laurie Benjamin Corbett), grandparents (James Wiley Reed and Donie Porter), and great-grandmother (Louvisa Hair Reed) are all buried at Salem.  She is a 3-great granddaughter of Samuel and Mary Clark Reed.

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