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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Clinton, South Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Laurens County, South Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Laurens County, SC (53) Abbeville County, SC (74) Anderson County, SC (164) Greenville County, SC (329) Greenwood County, SC (99) Newberry County, SC (39) Spartanburg County, SC (125) Union County, SC (38)  LaurensCounty(53) Laurens County (53)  AbbevilleCounty(74) Abbeville County (74)  AndersonCounty(164) Anderson County (164)  GreenvilleCounty(329) Greenville County (329)  GreenwoodCounty(99) Greenwood County (99)  NewberryCounty(39) Newberry County (39)  SpartanburgCounty(125) Spartanburg County (125)  UnionCounty(38) Union County (38)
Clinton is in Laurens County
    Laurens County (53)
    Abbeville County (74)
    Anderson County (164)
    Greenville County (329)
    Greenwood County (99)
    Newberry County (39)
    Spartanburg County (125)
    Union County (38)
 
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1South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — "Patriot in Petticoats"Mary Musgrove Monument
This monument, erected in the early 20th century, stands as a reminder of the legendary Mary Musgrove. She is remembered as a character in the 19th century novel Horseshoe Robinson who took great personal risks spying for the Patriots. . . . Map (db m13845) HM
2South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — A Piece of Musgrove's Mill
This mill stone is believed to be from Musgrove's Mill located on the Enoree River in Laurens County, several miles North of Clinton. Edward Musgrove built his grist mill at that location for the water to power the mill, the proximity to a main . . . Map (db m134490) HM
3South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — American Flag Pole
. . . Map (db m11978) HM WM
4South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Battle of Musgrove Mill
Site of Battle of Musgrove Mill American Revolution August 18, 1780Map (db m13387) HM
5South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — 30-18 — Broad Street Methodist Church
(side 1) This congregation can trace its roots to Zion Church, est. in 1826 in Laurens County. Its founding took place during the expansion associated with the Second Great Awakening. In 1854, this Methodist congregation moved to W Main St. . . . Map (db m133540) HM
6South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Clinton Confederate Monument
[East] Erected by the Stephen D. Lee Chapter -- 1910 [West] Our Confederate Heroes 1861 -- 1865 "Lest We Forget"Map (db m23434) HM
7South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Clinton Veterans Monument
Honoring Veterans of All WarsMap (db m23432) HM
8South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Davison McDowell Douglas1869-1931 — Minister, Educator, Humanitarian —
This building -- dedicated as a memorial to alumni killed in World War II and the Korean War -- is named Douglas House in memory of that beloved servant of God, the Reverend Davison McDowell Douglas, B.A., B.D., M.A., D.D., LL.D., who served . . . Map (db m11980) WM
9South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Eugene Blakely Sloan
Son of Eugene Blakely Sloan I and Janie Pressly Lindsay Sloan Born February 22, 1922, Clinton, S.C. Died April 6, 1969, Hunting Island, S.C. Editor, Author, Photographer, Naturalist, Teacher Educated at Erskine College and . . . Map (db m48655) HM
10South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Eugene Blakely Sloan (1922-1969) - Eugene Blakely Sloan
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 . . . Map (db m151408) HM
11South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Ford Country
During the Revolutionary War, river fords were a vital resource in controlling communication and transportation in the South Carolina backcountry. With few bridges or roads, these fords offered a tremendous tactical advantage to whomever . . . Map (db m13857) HM
12South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Henry Clinton Young
The City of Clinton is named after Henry Clinton Young (1794 - 1875) A Laurensville Attorney who planned the original streets. The City of Clinton has been chartered four times 1852, 1864, 1886 and 1890 Young also served as a Major in the South . . . Map (db m63429) HM
13South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Jacobs Hall
Erected in Honor of Rev. William Plumer Jacobs, D.D. Founder of the College ----------- Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Clinton for half a century and founder of Thornwell OrphanageMap (db m11945) HM
14South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — James Ferdinand Jacobs
. . . Map (db m11990) HM
15South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Malcolm A. MacDonald
An educational scholarship established and this street named in memory of Malcolm A. MacDonald, D.D., third president of Thornwell Home and School, September 1944 - January 1971. His love and dedication to Thornwell's children in his care is . . . Map (db m48658) HM
16South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Mrs. Lillian G. Brown
In Memory of Mrs. Lillian G. Brown Loving Author of Bee-Mail World War IIMap (db m11976) HM
17South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Musgrove Mill State Historic Site
Musgrove Mill State Historic Site is devoted to preserving a portion of the site of the Battle of Musgrove's Mill. On August 19, 1780, a small, yet battle-tested band of Patriot militia outmaneuvered and outfought a larger loyalist force . . . Map (db m13756) HM
18South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — No Rest for the Weary
Edward Musgrove had been in the backcountry long enough to experience the brutality of frontier warfare, being involved in the Cherokee Wars and the Regulator Movement. Although he had hoped to live in peace, his home would draw the attention of . . . Map (db m13493) HM
19South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Pinelawn Memory Gardens Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the Honor and Glory of all American Veterans who served in all wars in defense of our great countryMap (db m55954) HM
20South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Presbyterian College Armed Forces Memorial
World Wars I & II / Korean War Left Plaque The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, March 3, 1863, had awarded in the name of the Congress the Medal of Honor to Lt. Colonel George L. Mabry, Jr. . . . Map (db m11954) HM
21South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — 30-3 — Providence Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
The cemetery located about 1/2 mile SW, marks the original site of the church, founded Sept. 10, 1836. Buried here is William Blakely, Sr., survivor of Hayes Station Massacre, 1871, who with Samuel Blakely donated the land for the church and . . . Map (db m12030) HM
22South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Summer Camp
Even though Edward Musgrove chose to stay neutral in the Revolutionary War, his property was desirable real estate for the British. The ford across the Enoree River could provide a known crossing, the grist mill on the property could provide food . . . Map (db m13494) HM
23South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — The Reverend William Plumer Jacobs(1842-1917)
Graduate of the College of Charleston and Columbia Theological Seminary Pastor of Clinton, Duncan Creek, Shady Grove, and Thornwell Presbyterian Churches Founded and President of the Thornwell Home and School for Children Founder of . . . Map (db m11943) HM
24South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — Where There's a Mill...
In the years before the American Revolution, Edward Musgrove saw his land as the perfect location for a gristmill. The nearby Enoree River provided power for the mill, and demand was high among Backcountry residents for means to grind their crops . . . Map (db m13889) HM
25South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — William C. Dobbins Highway
U.S. 76 Between Clinton and Laurens Named in 1979 in Honor of William C. Dobbins, Jr. Member, South Carolina House of Representatives 1957-62 Member, South Carolina Senate 1965-68 Member, South Carolina State Highways and . . . Map (db m12018) HM
26South Carolina (Laurens County), Clinton — William Plumer Jacobs, D.D., LL.D.1842-1917
This stone, erected on the fiftieth anniversary of Thornwell Orphanage by men and women whose childhood was blessed by the founder and first president, is grateful testimonial of The Thornwell Orphanage Alumni 1875 - . . . Map (db m11938) HM
 
Sep. 21, 2021