The Case of the Mysteriously Vanishing Rock Piles

Update: The stones were moved to the winery, and a small memorial was built with stones from the church on the former site in Rock Hill. I covered the shameful desecration of Rock Hill Presbyterian last year, and a friend and I drove out to see how progress on the reconstruction was going. It turns…

UGas’s Next Victim in Rock Hill?

Last year, during the controversial demolition of the historic Rock Hill Presbyterian Church, I predicted that the addition of yet another gas station in the small stretch of Manchester Road controlled by Rock Hill would prove fatal for the older, less competitive gas stations in the area. A friend and longtime reader of this site…

More Bad News in Rock Hill

I was alerted today that the demolition of the historic Rock Hill Presbyterian Church has taken on a new, terrible twist. Fairfax House, which was banished to the northern tip of the property where the church once stood, has found itself parceled off onto a piece of land not much larger than its footprint. The…

Rock Hill Presbyterian, Slightly Disassembled

Update: The rock piles have vanished, and no sign of a church being rebuilt at the winery. A small memorial made of stone from the church were built on its former site in Rock Hill several years later. Alerted by a reader of this site, my father and I ventured out to rural Warren County…

Rock Hill Presbyterian, Totally Gone

Update: The rocks were first moved out to Warren County, but then they disappeared, relocated to a winery. Several years later, a small memorial made of stones from the church was constructed on the original site. I drove over to Rock Hill Presbyterian last Thursday, expecting to see some jagged walls sticking out of the…

Rock Hill Presbyterian Demolition Continues

Update: The church is completely gone now and its rock piles have vanished after having been dumped in Warren County, and no sign of a church ever being rebuilt at the winery. A monument was built at the corner several years later. The demolition of Rock Hill Presbyterian continues, and the windows have now been…

Rock Hill Presbyterian Being Destroyed

Update: The gas station replaced the church and its rock piles have vanishedafter having been dumped in Warren County, and no sign of a church ever being rebuilt at the winery. A monument was built at the corner several years later. Time has run out for the historic Rock Hill Presbyterian, and the wrecking crews…

Movement on Rock Hill Presbyterian?

Update: The church was demolished in 2012 and its rock piles have vanished after having been dumped in Warren County, and no sign of a church ever being rebuilt at the winery. A monument was built at the corner several years later. Supporters of saving the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church received a boost this week…

Please Come Out and Speak in Favor of Saving History

Update: The church was demolished in 2012 and itsrock piles have vanishedafter having been dumped in Warren County, and no sign of a church ever being rebuilt at the winery. A monument was built at the corner several years later. Dear Friends: This coming Tuesday evening the Rock Hill Board of Aldermen will conduct a…

Rock Hill Presbyterian To Be Demolished

Update: The church was demolished in 2012 and itsrock piles vanished after having been dumped in Warren County, and no sign of a church ever being rebuilt at the winery. A monument was built at the corner several years later. I normally don’t get too controversial on this website, instead seeking to building consensus and…