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Memorial Park / The Scroll of Honor

 
 
Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
1. Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.
[North Entrance]:
Clemson University
Memorial Park

This park honors Clemson University's
legacy of service.

It is a tribute to those who have served,
to those who are serving,
and to those who will serve.

[South Entrance]:
The Scroll of Honor
At Clemson University


This special place has been set aside to
honor Clemson Alumni who have made
the supreme sacrifice in the service of
their country.

Each name is etched into the stones of the circle
so they will always be remembered.

This memorial is adjacent to Memorial Stadium
named in 1942 to honor their sacrifice.

 
Erected 2012 by Clemson University.
 
Location. 34° 40.733′ N, 82° 50.5′ W. Marker is in Clemson, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is at the intersection of Williamson Road and Fort Hill Street, on the right when traveling north on Williamson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clemson SC 29631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Maxwell Poe Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Howard's Rock
Memorial Park North Entrance<br>Sidewalk Inscription Reads image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
2. Memorial Park North Entrance
Sidewalk Inscription Reads
Clemson University
Memorial Park
Remembering those "who lived and served and died
that we might live and serve."
Beverly N. "Ben" Skardon
Col. U.S. Army (Ret.)
Class of 1938
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hill (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the First Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Hill Plantation Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calhoun Plantation Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Asbury F. Lever (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter T. Cox, Jr. (approx. mile away); First Woman Graduate (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clemson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clemson University Dedicates Memorial Park. Boulders inscribed with names and words of wisdom dot a rolling landscape along Williamson Road across from Clemson University's stadium — a serene environment set in stark contrast to the raucous jubilation that grips Clemson football fans each fall. (Submitted on May 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Memorial scroll honors CU military. In an effort to help preserve the military
Memorial Park List of Major Contributors<br>from the Class of 1959 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
3. Memorial Park List of Major Contributors
from the Class of 1959
heritage of Clemson University, the Clemson Corps is working to erect a Scroll of Honor Memorial adjacent to the football stadium to recognize alumni killed in the line of duty. (Submitted on May 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Scroll of Honor. This website contains a history of the Scroll of Honor and provides a profile for each honoree. (Submitted on May 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Clemson Corps. Since Clemson began classes in 1893, the value of a solid military force has been a major part of its education. (Submitted on May 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
The Scroll of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
4. The Scroll of Honor Marker
Memorial Park<br>South Entrance (The Scroll of Honor) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
5. Memorial Park
South Entrance (The Scroll of Honor)
Clemson University
Scroll of Honor Memorial
"All were great men and we'll never let them down, never!"
Roy Pearce, Class of 1941
Clemson Corps Emblem image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
6. Clemson Corps Emblem
Memorial Park<br>North Walkway image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
7. Memorial Park
North Walkway
Memorial Park<br>South Entrance (The Scroll of Honor) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
8. Memorial Park
South Entrance (The Scroll of Honor)
The Scroll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
9. The Scroll of Honor
The Scroll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
10. The Scroll of Honor
The Scroll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
11. The Scroll of Honor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on May 7, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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