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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
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 (State Highway 203) and Clarence E. Pressley Place on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abbeville SC 29620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
Clarence E. Pressley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2009
2. Clarence E. Pressley Marker
400 feet away); Abbeville County Courthouse (1908) (about 400 feet away); Lynching of Anthony Crawford / Racial Violence in South Carolina (about 400 feet away); Abbeville County Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); "Big Bob" (about 500 feet away); Abbeville Square (about 500 feet away); Abbeville Opera House (1908) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abbeville.
 
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 was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,483 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on December 27, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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