Clemson in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Hayden Conference Center
A gift from Mr. Claude J. "Pappy" Hayden provided funds to construct this building in 1979. It was originally called the Horticultural Service Center but after renovation in 1992, it was renamed in honor of its original donor. Mr. Hayden, a Clemson University alumnus, received a B.S. degree in Horticulture in 1912.
After holding faculty positions at Clemson and two other universities, he moved on to a career as co-owner of the Athens Nursery Company in Athens, Alabama. The business prospered, and he faithfully supported the Department of Horticulture and the Horticulture Gardens, now the South Carolina Botanical Garden.
Location. 34° 40.517′ N, 82° 49.167′ W. Marker is in Clemson, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker can be reached from Perimeter Road. Click for map. Marker is located near the Hayden Center, on the grounds of the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson SC 29634, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hanover House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Hanover House (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Hanover House (about Log House (about 500 feet away); Hunt Cabin (about 500 feet away); Dr. Luther W. Baxter (about 500 feet away); The Camellia Garden (about 600 feet away); Hosta Garden Donors (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Charles and Betty Cruickshank Hosta Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); The T.L. Senn Horticultural Gardens (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clemson.
Also see . . .
1. SC Botanical Garden. The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a diverse 295 acres of natural landscapes, display gardens, and miles of streams and nature trails. (Submitted on June 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. South Carolina Botanical Garden. The South Carolina Botanical Garden (295 acres) is located in Clemson, South Carolina on the campus of Clemson University. (Submitted on June 2, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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