Talatha Baptist Church & Cemetery

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Talatha Baptist Church & Cemetery
Street Address:
Aiken vicinity, S side unmarked Rd off E side SC 729, .5 mi. N of int. w/CR 1755

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
April 22 1986
Construction Date:
19th century
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
Brick veneer
Foundation Materials:
Not Visible
Roof Materials:
Composition shingle
Signficant Architectural Features:
Talatha Baptist Church & Cemetery: Church Bldg: 1 story, "T“ shaped, brick veneer church bldg; 1 bay wide, 4 bays deep at main block; outer flanking bays are 2 by 2 bays each; cross gable comp roof; front fact ng pedimented gable portico w/tapered wood columns, round arched vent; paired entry doors, 6/6 windows in main block, 9/9 windows at rear wings; extruded tapestry brick set in stretcher bond. Cemetery covers approx. 1-1/2 acres; surrounding the church bldg; several areas have decorative cast iron fences; predominantly stone markers, most are fairly large & ornate OUTBUILDINGS: None
Brick veneer. entrance door
Historical Information:
Cemetery appears to have been established ca. 1885, examples include: In memory of J. Redd, died 8 Aug 1894; Johnny Tyler, died 18 Dec. 1897; Martha E. Tyler, died Nov. 1893; Virginia, the 1st wife of C. Hagood George, died Jan. 1887.
Aiken County Survey (Western Portion), 1986
Archives Location:
Box 13, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Aiken County