Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Mattison Geer
Benefactor, Trustee, 1905-1919
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 34° 55.35′ N, 82° 26.45′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is located on the west side of the building, on the campus of Furman University. 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. Poteat Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Eugene E. Stone III Soccer Stadium (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herman N. Hipp Hall (about 500 feet away); Jane Fishburne Hipp Plaza (about 600 feet away); Herman W. Lay Physical Activities Center (about 700 feet away); Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall Furman Men Who Gave Their Lives in the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles H. Townes Center for Science (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard W. Riley Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Buchanan Duke Library (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. About Bennette Eugene Geer
Bennette Eugene Geer was Furman University's sixth president, serving in the position for the shortest period of time, 1933-1938.
— Submitted May 1, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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