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The Four Way Test

Rotary International

 
 
The Four Way Test Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 2, 2013
1. The Four Way Test Marker
Inscription.
In 1932, Rotarian Herbey Taylor created The Four Way Test, a code of ethics adopted by Rotary 11 years later. The test, which has been translated into more than 100 languages, asks the following questions:

Of the things we think, say or do
1. Is it the Truth?
2. Is it Fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
4. Will be be Beneficial to all concerned?
 
Location. 34° 30.183′ N, 82° 39′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 28), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in the block between West Whitner and West Benson Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Main Street, Anderson SC 29621, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anderson County Court House -- 1898 (a few steps from this marker); Anderson County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Church Whitner (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Four Way Test Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 2, 2013
2. The Four Way Test Marker
Anderson: "The Electric City" (within shouting distance of this marker); Sullivan Hardware Co. -- 1875 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Anderson Building - ca. 1891 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fant's Book Store -- 1851 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Temple -- 1889 (about 300 feet away); In Commemoration of Black Pioneers (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Anderson.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Four Way Test. The Four-Way Test" of the things we think, say or do is a test used by Rotarians world-wide as a moral code for personal and business relationships. (Submitted on January 7, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Herbert J. Taylor. Herbert J. Taylor (18 April 1893 - 1 May 1978) was a business executive, civic leader and sponsor of Christian organizations who belonged to the United States of America. (Submitted on January 7, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Rotary International. Official website of Rotary International. (Submitted on January 7, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Rotary International. Rotary International (also known as the Rotary Club) is an international service club whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. (Submitted on January 7, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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