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Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

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

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
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. Marker is located on the west facade of the pavilion. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29617, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
DeSantis Pavilion image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
2. DeSantis Pavilion
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Furman Men Who Gave Their Lives in the World War (approx. ¼ mile away); Herman W. Lay Physical Activities Center (approx. ¼ mile away); Eugene E. Stone III Soccer Stadium (approx. ¼ 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
"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 was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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