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Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain

 
 
Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
1. Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain Marker
Inscription.
This fountain is dedicated to
Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell
First Lady of Furman University
1965 to 1976

 
Erected 2008 by Furman University Board of Trustees.
 
Location. 34° 55.433′ N, 82° 26.267′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Click for map. Marker is on the east side of the fountain, in the center of Milford Mall, on the campus of Furman University. 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. Beatrice Dennis Plyler Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard W. Riley Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles H. Townes Center for Science (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Mall (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan Duke Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Furman Class of '05 September 11 Memorial (about 400 feet
Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain -<br>Duke Library in Backgrounf Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
2. Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain -
Duke Library in Backgrounf
away); Minor Herndon Mickel Square (about 400 feet away); James C. Furman Classroom Building (about 400 feet away); The Charles Erza Daniel Memorial Chapel (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Former Furman First Lady Elizabeth Blackwell Dead at 87. Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell, the wife of former Furman University president Gordon W. Blackwell, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2008 after a lengthy illness. She was 87. (Submitted on May 13, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on May 13, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. About Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell
Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell was the wife of Furman's eighth president, Gordon Williams Blackwell.
    — Submitted May 13, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Furman University Time Capsule -<br>West Side of Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
3. Furman University Time Capsule -
West Side of Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain
The Student Alumni Council
Presents This Time Capsule to the Students
Alumni and Friends of Furman University
on Founders Day
April 14, 1993
To be Opened in the Year 2026
the Bicentennial of Furman University
Blackwell Tombstone -<br>Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2009
4. Blackwell Tombstone -
Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC
Gordon Williams Blackwell
April 12, 1911
January 26, 2004
President Furman University
1965-1976

Elizabeth Blair Lyles Blackwell
August 18, 1913
September 25, 2000
"Our First Lady"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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