Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
to the Glory of God
through the advancement of
In Memory of
William H. McAlister
and his daughter
This building was made possible by a grant made by Logan Fulrath and Guaranty Trust Company of New York
as executors of the last will and testament of Amelie McAlister Upshur.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
Location. 34° 55.583′ N, 82° 26.1′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker is located on the south 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. Alester Garden Furman, Jr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John E. Johns '47 (about 400 feet away); Alester G. Furman, Jr. Administration Building (about 600 feet away); Judson HallClark Murphy Housing Complex (about 800 feet away); John E. Johns Hall (about 800 feet away); James C. Furman Classroom Building (about 800 feet away); The Earle Infirmary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Furman Class of '05 September 11 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Minor Herndon Mickel Square (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . .
1. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on May 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. McAlister Auditorium. McAlister Auditorium is the world's largest self-suspended concrete dome, as well as New Orleans' largest regularly scheduled cinema. Built in 1940, funds for building were bequeathed by Mrs. Amelie McAlister Upshur as a memorial to her mother, Mrs. Armantine Reynaud McAlister. (Submitted on May 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.