St. Johns Lutheran Church

The St. John’s Lutheran Church (St. John’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Walhalla) was organized in 1853 and built between 1859 and 1861. St. John along with Reverend John P. Smeltzer supported Newberry College when it was in financial need, which Newberry College then relocated to Walhalla from 1868 until 1877. After Newberry College left, the Walhalla Female College was founded by Smeltzer.

Location: Walhalla, South Carolina

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