“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Nick Strange


Nick Strange Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 6, 2019
1. Nick Strange Marker
• Mentor • Coach • Weightlifter • Role Model •
• Friend to All •

Beginning about 1970, on this location in the basement of the Phyllis Wheatley Center, Nick Strange taught and mentored young men in not only the sport of weightlifting, but also life. Nick was a great teacher and role model to the youth throughout the Greenville community. Nick's remarkable and positive impact and enduring influence continues to live on in the hearts of the young men who were part of Nick's Gym.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
Location. 34° 50.836′ N, 82° 23.936′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is at the intersection of East Broad Street and Falls Street, on the right when traveling west on East Broad Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the southwest corner of the building at this address, facing Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 Falls Street, Greenville SC 29601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roger Craft Peace Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Betsy Ross Flag
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(about 400 feet away); The South Carolina Flag (about 400 feet away); Francis Marion (about 400 feet away); Thomas Sumter (about 400 feet away); Andrew Pickens (about 400 feet away); Greenville's General (about 400 feet away); Old Glory (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Nick Strange Marker<br>(<i>wide view • marker visible at bottom left</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 6, 2019
2. Nick Strange Marker
(wide view • marker visible at bottom left)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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