A Condensed Timeline of Pickens County History Prepared by the Pickens County Museum of Art and History
The Cherokee forfeited most of their Pickens County land.
Washington District consisted of present-day Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Oconee counties. Town of Pickensville established (near present-day Easley).
The first minister was Rev. John Chastain.
This was the first church in South Carolina to allow slaves to be members. The cemetery has many historical markers, including General Andrew Pickens.
Carmel is the oldest Presbyterian Church in the old Pendleton district. The first church was built of logs. The present sanctuary, constructed of hand made bricks, was completed in 1856.