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Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) - Eugene Blakely Sloan

 
 
Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 24, 2011
1. Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) Marker
Inscription.  
Eugene Blakely Sloan
1922-1969
Son of Eugene Blakely and Janie Pressly Lindsay Sloan. Educated at Erskine College, U.S.C. Law School. First Lieutenant, Fifth Air Force, World War II. Court Reporter, Editor, Author, Historian, Naturalist..."He wrote knowingly about South Carolina, its people, places, issues, and its life's blood."

Eugene Blakely Sloan
Born at this site Feb. 22, 1922. Died April 6, 1969. Buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Clinton. Author-photographer Scenic South Carolina, other works. Editor, The State Magazine. First recipient Gonzales Award for Distinguished Journalism..."He worked with clean hands...honest heart...dedication...fairness...intent on good." He loved, served South Carolina and his nation.
 
Erected by Laurens County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1850.
 
Location. 34° 28.533′ N, 81° 52.767′ W. Marker is in Clinton, South Carolina, in Laurens County
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. Marker is on Musgrove Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker and house are located on the block between East Ferguson and East Florida Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Musgrove Street, Clinton SC 29325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Broad Street Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Piece of Musgrove's Mill (about 600 feet away); Clinton Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Clinton Young (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eugene Blakely Sloan (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Plumer Jacobs, D.D., LL.D. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Malcolm A. MacDonald (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 24, 2011
2. Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) Marker
Eugene Blakely Sloan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 24, 2011
3. Eugene Blakely Sloan Marker
Eugene Blakely Sloan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 24, 2011
4. Eugene Blakely Sloan Marker
Eugene Blakely Sloan House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 24, 2011
5. Eugene Blakely Sloan House and Marker
Eugene Blakely Sloan House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, October 24, 2011
6. Eugene Blakely Sloan House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on June 15, 2020, by Brian Wilbanks of Clinton, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 25, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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