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Harper Plaza

 
 
Harper Plaza Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 15, 2009
1. Harper Plaza Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to Caldwell Harper
Entrepreneur Civil Leader Philanthropist

Whose lasting influence and generosity in this community are symbolized here in ensuring granite and flowing water.

He donated the site of the plaza to the Greenville Foundation in 1969. Through further donations in 1996, he made possible the beautification of the plaza.

These gifts are representative of the thoughtful spirit by which Caldwell Harper has helped shape the destiny of Greenville.
 
Erected 1997.
 
Location. 34° 50.833′ N, 82° 24.033′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West Broad Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is located near the entrance of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guilford Courthouse Flag (a few steps from this marker); The Moultrie Flag (a few steps from this marker); Old Glory (a few steps from this marker); Francis Marion
Harper Plaza -<br>Tall Building in Right Background<br>is Old Chamber of Commerce Building Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 15, 2009
2. Harper Plaza -
Tall Building in Right Background
is Old Chamber of Commerce Building
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Sumter (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Pickens (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenville's General (within shouting distance of this marker); The South Carolina Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); The Betsy Ross Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Roger Craft Peace Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caldwell Harper Obituary - 11-04-2002. H. Caldwell Harper, age 89, of 11 McDaniel Court, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, after a brief illness. (Submitted on February 17, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Elizabeth Stone Harper Obituary. Elizabeth Stone Harper, of Greenville, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004. (Submitted on March 31, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The Peace Center. Each year, The Peace Center in Greenville, SC presents the finest professional performances the world has to offer - from Spamlot to Tony Bennett and more! (Submitted on February 17, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Harper Plaza Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 28, 2010
3. Harper Plaza
Harper Plaza Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 15, 2009
4. Harper Plaza Fountain
The Peace Center for the Performing Arts -<br>Facing the Harper Plaza Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 15, 2009
5. The Peace Center for the Performing Arts -
Facing the Harper Plaza
Peace Center with Harper Plaza in Far Right Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, February 28, 2010
6. Peace Center with Harper Plaza in Far Right
 
 
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