Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
48 Old Haig Rd.;(Beaufort County)
R800 025 000 006B 0000
September 17 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
gable (end to front)
Signficant Architectural Features:
Polygonal apse at east elevation with hipped roof.
Porch decking lost.
First Mt. Carmel Baptist Church was organized in Daufuskie's Cooper River settlement, and erected its first building ca. 1901. The church and adjacent praise house were destroyed by hurricane of 1940. The congregation bought a separate lot where carpen
Source of Historical Information:
Interview Yvonne Williams, 9/17/97; Billie Burn, An Island Called Daufuskie, pp.289-292.