The Story Behind This Forgotten Cemetery In South Carolina Will Chill You To The Bone

There’s a little known church in an even lesser known community in the Upstate of South Carolina and both have a past that screams to be heard. Perched high on a hill in the small community known as “Little Liberia,” Soapstone Baptist Church is as much a part of who we’ve been as a people as it is who we are today. The story behind this church and its forgotten slave cemetery will sprout goosebumps on your arms as this heartbreaking story of forgotten hardworking people brings a chill to your bones.

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According to their Facebook page, Soapstone Baptist Church holds service on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 296 Liberia Road in Pumpkintown, Pickens County.

For more upstate history, check out the history behind the oldest covered bridge in South Carolina.