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DeSantis Pavilion

 
 
DeSantis Pavilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
1. DeSantis Pavilion Marker
Inscription.
Presented by
Magdalina B. and Blaine J. DeSantis '75
In Honor of
Joseph E. DeSantis
1922-2001
A True Gentleman in the Classic Sense of the Word

Born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Emigrated to United States in 1929
Rose from Humble Beginnings to Become
A Prominent Attorney and Business Leader in Pennsylvania
Established Bernice J. DeSantis Scholarship at Furman
Friend of Furman University

 
Location. 34° 55.067′ N, 82° 26.4′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is on Cherrydale Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on the west facade of the pavilion. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cherrydale (within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Furman University World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Furman Men Who Gave Their Lives in the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herman W. Lay Physical Activities Center (approx.
DeSantis Pavilion image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
2. DeSantis Pavilion
mile away); Eugene E. Stone III Soccer Stadium (approx. mile away); Poteat Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Geer Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Herman N. Hipp Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. University To Hold Grounbreaking Ceremony For Younts Center, DeSantis Pavilion Saturday. Furman University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for two new campus facilities Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at 11 a.m. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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"Refugium" by Housi Knecht, 2005 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
3. "Refugium" by Housi Knecht, 2005
Located to the south of the Pavilion. Given in honor of Carol Grotnes Belk by her husband, Irwin Belk, founder of the Belk's department store chain.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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