SC 41-4 Luther Rice (1783-1836)

Marker text: LUTHER RICE (1783-1836)

In Pine Pleasant Cemetery, west of here, is the grave of Luther Rice, prominent Baptist clergyman and orator who organized American Baptists on a national scale for support of foreign missions and education. He traveled into all parts of the nation in his work, and his personal influence helped shape Baptist history.

Erected by Saluda County Historical Commission, 1970

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