Clinton, South Carolina
Clinton was first settled by Scots-Irish immigrants two decades before the American Revolutionary War. It incorporated as a town in 1852, and was named after Henry Clinton Young, a lawyer from Laurens, who helped lay out the first streets.
Archives and Libraries
note: Public libraries, public county and college archives
- Presbyterian College James H. Thomason Library
Items of Interest:
American History in Video
America's Historical Newspapers
Biography in Context
Cambridge Histories Online
Encyclopaedia Universalis (French)
The Greenville News (newspaper)
Literature Resources from Gale
The New York Times Archive
The State (Columbia, SC) (newspaper)
and offering THOMCAT (Online catalog of library materials at Presbyterian College)
Church History and Records
- Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church
South Carolina Revolutionary patriot, Joseph Ramage, of Laurens County, South Carolina FHL Book 921.73 R14s, film 1697776 Item 2
- The Clinton Chronicle, a weekly newspaper established in 1900, and also, a website of Clinton and Laurens County news that is updated every day.
- The Clinton Enterprise (Clinton, S.C.) 1887-1888.
- The Clinton Weekly Gazette (Clinton, S.C.) 1888-1???.
- The Thornwell Messenger (Clinton, S.C.) 1910-19??.
Societies, Libraries and Museums
note: the societies with their own memberships, libraries, museums and collections.