Black Oak Church – Pinopolis, South Carolina
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It separated from Biggin Church in 1855 and became its own institution. For many years Black Oak Episcopal Church was a popular place of worship for settlers from England, France, and Scotland. It was demolished in 1941 when Lake Moultrie was constructed to create hydroelectric power for Santee-Cooper, South Carolina’s state-owned electric and water utility. Its ruins are submerged in the bottom of the lake.
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