Abbeville in Abbeville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Clarence E. Pressley
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 (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.
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); Lynching of Anthony Crawford / Racial Violence in South Carolina (about 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.
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 Americans • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,329 times since then and 39 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.