The church is usually kept open for visitors. On the altar is a bible gifted to the church nearly 100 years ago. Sadly, the last church service was held on the 200 year anniversary of the church in 1990.
The interior of the church is just as remarkable and solid as the exterior. Marks and curves on the pews help prove that these are probably the handmade seats of the original settlers of this area. Sadly, the last church service was held on the 200 year anniversary of the church in 1990.
The church cemetery has good variety of Headstones, Iron Work and Masonry. Obviously a prosperous congregation who buried their deceased with grace and dignity. The earliest marked grave is 1857 but early churches had more than a few graves that are unmarked or have fieldstone markers. Most of these have disappeared over time.
The present church structure, once known as the Piney Woods Meeting House, was built in 1800 and remodeled in 1878 on the original 1790 foundation. If you kneel down in the dust and take a peek at the foundation, you will see giant hand hewn timbers that have supported this church faithfully for over two hundred years.
A relic from the past. Not too many of these old outhouses left. Certainly a reminder from days gone by that we all can identify with.
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