South Carolina Picture Project

Neely’s Creek ARP Church – Rock Hill, South Carolina


South Carolina  |  SC Picture Project  |  York County Photos  |  Neely’s Creek ARP Church


Edit This Page  |  Leave A Comment

Like many early rural churches, when Neely’ Creek Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church in Rock Hill organized sometime in the late eighteenth century, it likely met outdoors beneath a brush arbor. By the 1790s the congregation had built a simple log building for worship in the space now occupied by the churchyard. The rustic building, which had a packed dirt floor, sat close to its namesake creek, which still rushes behind the present-day church.

Neely's Creek ARP

Perry A. Clanton of Lancaster, 2015 © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

In 1832 a white frame church replaced the primitive log cabin. Church history states that women sat on the right side of the church, men sat on the left, and slaves worshiped from the back of the building. This church served the congregate until 1907, when another frame building was erected on this site. The 1907 sanctuary was more ornate that the previous ones, with stained glass windows and a carved wood pulpit. When the church was again replaced in 1973 with the present building to make room for the growing congregation with seating for 500, the stained glass windows from the 1907 building were preserved and placed behind the choir loft.

Today the church continues to grow and remains an active part of its corner of Rock Hill.


Neely’s Creek ARP Church Info


Address: 974 Neely's Creek Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730
GPS Coordinates: 34.868054,-80.966233
Website: http://www.neelyscreek.com


Neely’s Creek ARP Church Map




Neely’s Creek ARP Church – Add Info and More Photos


The purpose of the South Carolina Picture Project is to celebrate the beauty of the Palmetto State and create a permanent digital repository for our cultural landmarks and natural landscapes. We invite you to add additional pictures (paintings, photos, etc) of Neely’s Creek ARP Church, and we also invite you to add info, history, stories, and travel tips. Together, we hope to build one of the best and most loved SC resources in the world!


Please Share Your Thoughts!


The South Carolina Picture Project is a volunteer project which earns no profit. We work hard to ensure its accuracy, but if you see a mistake, please know that it is not intentional and that we are more than happy to update our information if it is incorrect. That said, our goal is to create something positive for our state, so please make your comments constructive if you would like them to be published. Thank you!








SC PICTURE PROJECT

Join Us on Facebook
Our 5 Goals
Our Contributors
Add Info
Add Pictures
Search for Pictures
Missing Landmarks

SC TOWNS & LANDMARKS

Abbeville ACE Basin Aiken Allendale Anderson Awendaw Bamberg Banks Barns & Farms Barnwell Batesburg-Leesville Beaches Beaufort Beech Island Belton Bennettsville Bishopville Blackville Bluffton Bridges Bygone Landmarks Camden Carnegie Libraries Cemeteries Charleston Charleston Navy Base Cheraw Chester Churches Clemson Clinton Clio Colleges Columbia Conway Cordesville Courthouses Darlington Denmark Dillon Donalds Easley Edgefield Edisto Elloree Fairfax Florence Folly Beach Forests and Nature Preserves Gaffney Garden City Beach Georgetown Glenn Springs Graniteville Greeleyville Greenville Greenwood Greer Hamburg Hampton Hartsville Hemingway Hilton Head Historical Photos Historic Houses Honea Path Hopkins Hunting Island Isle of Palms Jails James Island Johns Island Johnsonville Johnston Kiawah Island Kingstree Lake City Lake Marion Lakes Lancaster Landrum Latta Laurens Lexington Libraries Lighthouses Little River Manning Marion McClellanville McCormick Military Mills Moncks Corner Mountains Mount Carmel Mount Pleasant Mullins Murrells Inlet Myrtle Beach National Register Newberry Ninety Six North Augusta North Charleston North Myrtle Beach Orangeburg Pacolet Parks Pawleys Island Pendleton Pickens Piers Pinopolis Plantations Port Royal Post Offices Ravenel Restaurants Ridge Spring Ridgeway Rivers Roadside Oddities Robert Mills Rock Hill Rockville Rosenwald Schools Salters Saluda Savannah River Site SC Artists SC Heroes of the Alamo Schools Seneca Shrimp Boats Society Hill Spartanburg Sports Springs St. George St. Helena Island St. Matthews Stores Sullivan's Island Summerton Summerville Sumter Sunset Synagogues Town Clocks Trains & Depots Trees Trenton Turbeville Ulmer Union Wadmalaw Island Walhalla Walterboro Waterfalls Water Towers West Columbia Westminster Winnsboro Yemassee York

© 2017 SCIWAY.net, LLC All rights reserved.