Smackover in Union County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Clyde L. "Smackover" Scott
"The Smackover Kid"
who attained national recognition for his
home town throughout a brilliant athletic career.
University of Arkansas -1948
United States Naval Academy 1945
United States Olympic Team 1948
Silver Medalist 110 yd. Hurdles
National Football League
Philadelphia Eagles-1949-51; Detroit Lions - 1952
Erected 1987 by the Citizens of Smackover.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1945.
Location. 33° 21.879′ N, 92° 43.506′ W. Marker is in Smackover, Arkansas, in Union County. Marker is on South Broadway Street north of West 8th Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 702 South Broadway Street, Smackover AR 71762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. AF 45-35160 (approx. 8.9 miles away); First Union County Courthouse (approx. 11.1 miles away); Union County Second Courthouse El Dorado Masonic Temple (approx. 11.1 miles away); For Service in Iraq and Afghanistan (approx. 11.1 miles away); The Gunfight on El Dorado's Courthouse Square, Oct. 9, 1902 (approx. 11.1 miles away); The Gunfight on the Square (approx. 11.1 miles away); Oil in Arkansas — The Wildcatters (approx. 11.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture article on Clyde Luther "Smackover" Scott (1924–201. (Submitted on August 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.