Beyond the marker

“Mulberry Methodist and many of the rural churches and temples I’ve photographed are in dilapidated condition, and no one seems to have the resources to preserve what was important enough to place on the National Register of Historic Places.”

Photo of Horn's Creek Baptist Church interior.

Click here to read the third in the series by Patra Taylor on South Carolina’s at risk rural churches.

You can help save South Carolina’s rural churches and temples. Visit Preservation South Carolina to make a contribution. Or click here to check out author/photographer Bill Fitzpatrick’s book tour schedule or to order your copy of “South Carolina’s Sacred Spaces.”

 

Author: Patra Taylor

A freelance writer for three decades, Patra Taylor is currently a regular columnist and features correspondent for the Charleston Mercury. In that capacity, she has interviewed numerous Charleston celebrities along with a few national figures including FOX News political commentator, Tucker Carlson; Washington, D.C. insider-turned-winemaker, Bear Dyke; and country music singer/songwriter, Philip Claypool. She is also a regular contributor to Charleston Style and Design and the Southeast Film Guide.