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Abbeville in Abbeville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Clarence E. Pressley

 
 
Clarence E. Pressley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
1. Clarence E. Pressley Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
Clarence E. Pressley
A Son of Abbeville, South Carolina
Businessman - Humanitarian - Leader
Friend - Mentor - Family Protector.

 
Erected 2004 by His Daughters, Gloria F. Pressley and Dorothy P. Turner, the Pressley Family, and the City of Abbeville, South Carolina.
 
Location. 34° 10.717′ N, 82° 22.683′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, South Carolina, in Abbeville County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (South Carolina Route 203) and Clarence E. Pressley Place on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abbeville SC 29620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major Thomas Dry Howie (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abbeville County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Operation Desert Shield / Storm Monument (about 400 feet away); The Law Offices of John C. Calhoun (about 400 feet away); Abbeville County Courthouse (1908) (about 400 feet away); Abbeville County Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); "Big Bob"
Clarence E. Pressley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
2. Clarence E. Pressley Marker
(about 500 feet away); Abbeville Square (about 500 feet away); Abbeville Opera House (1908) (about 500 feet away); Belmont Inn (1903) (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Abbeville.
 
Also see . . .  SC Resolution S. 1291. To extent the congratulations of the members of the South Carolina General assembly to the family of the late Clarence Eugene Pressley on the honor of receiving recognition by the city and county of Abbeville, the Abbeville Historical Society, and the Abbeville Chamber of Commerce by the placement of an historical marker on the site of his principal business in the city of Abbeville, his induction into the 2004 Abbeville County Hall of Fame, and the renaming of a portion of Spring Street to "Clarence E. Pressley Place" in acknowledgement of his lifetime of philanthropy, business leadership, and commitment to bettering his community. (Submitted on December 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansNotable Persons
 
Clarence E. Pressley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
3. Clarence E. Pressley Marker
Clarence E. Pressley Marker -<br>Rear of Downtown Abbeville in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
4. Clarence E. Pressley Marker -
Rear of Downtown Abbeville in Background
Washington Street Presbyterian Church -<br>Historic Church Located Adjacent to the Pressley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
5. Washington Street Presbyterian Church -
Historic Church Located Adjacent to the Pressley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,201 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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