Clinton in Laurens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Eugene Blakely Sloan
and Janie Pressly Lindsay Sloan
Born February 22, 1922, Clinton, S.C.
Died April 6, 1969, Hunting Island, S.C.
Editor, Author, Photographer,
Educated at Erskine College
and University of S.C. Law School.
Army Air Corps Officer, World War II
He was the First Recipient
The Gonzales Award for Distinguished Journalism
"He wrote knowingly about
South Carolina, it's people,
places, issues, and its life's
blood...He worked with clean hands
and honest heart...Dedication...
Fairness...Intent on Good."
He believed and practiced a strong
philosophy of life: "This above all: to thine own self
be true, And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man," and "No man
is an island...And therefore never send to know
for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee..."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1818.
Location. 34° 28.233′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton SC 29325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Plumer Jacobs, D.D., LL.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clinton Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clinton Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presbyterian College Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mrs. Lillian G. Brown (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Flag Pole (approx. 0.4 miles away); Henry Clinton Young (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacobs Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Malcolm A. MacDonald (approx. 0.4 miles away); Davison McDowell Douglas (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.