Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Richard W. Riley Hall
Richard W. Wiley, Class of 1954
U.S. Secretary of Education, Governor of South Carolina
Legislator and Attorney
In recognition of his distinguished
service in high public office
and his lasting contributions
to the cause of education
in the state and the nation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 34° 55.433′ N, 82° 26.3′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is located on the north side of the hall, 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. Charles H. Townes Center for Science (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshall E. and Vera Lea Rinker Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); James Buchanan Duke Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Beatrice Dennis Plyler FountainMilford Mall (about 400 feet away); Herman N. Hipp Hall (about 400 feet away); Jane Fishburne Hipp Plaza (about 500 feet away); Furman Class of '05 September 11 Memorial (about 500 feet away); Minor Herndon Mickel Square (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . .
1. Richard Riley. Richard Wilson Riley (born January 2, 1933), American politician, was United States Secretary of Education under President Bill Clinton and Governor of South Carolina. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. The best governor in America - and you've never heard of him. The needy have found some unusual sanctuaries recently--USA for Africa, Hands Across America--but none more peculiar than South Carolina South Carolina, one of the most politically conservative states in the country. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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