There was a dental office situated on the
floor of Dr. Hill’s clinic. I think that this was established sometime
WWII, in the late 1940’s, but it could have been done before the War.
W. R. Clyburn was the dentist after the War and he had been a dentist
in the service.
He set up his practice in Pacolet in 1946. I remember going to
him about 1948 for the extraction of two abscessed teeth.
In the 1950’s, Dr. Clyburn also set up an office in downtown
in the Andrews Building. He kept office
visits at his old Pacolet Mills location on Wednesday afternoons after
that move. I am not sure how long he was in practice. My last visit to
him in the Andrews Building was in the spring of 1956.
It has been almost impossible to find anything at all about Dr.
I could not even remember his last name and am indebted to Lindie
Wells for supplying that. Amelia Campbell McGaha also furnished some
I invite you to please send me any information or photos that you might
about Dr. Clyburn, or any other Pacolet dentist, for the website. Dr.
provided a very valuable and needed service to the Pacolet community.
is a shame that he has been so forgotten.