Pickens Presbyterian dedicates memorial to founding members

PICKENS — Pickens Presbyterian Church dedicated the Hollingsworth Memorial on May 15 to commemorate the vital role of Columbus Lafayette Hollingsworth and his wife Malinda McWhorter in the founding of the church in the new town of Pickens right after the Civil War.

C.L. Hollingsworth gave 2.4 acres for the church yard and was one of the three ruling elders. As a widow, Malinda, in her will, endowed a fund to maintain the church building and

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