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Clemson in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Heritage Gardens Entrance

 
 
Heritage Gardens Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 10, 2009
1. Heritage Gardens Entrance Marker
Inscription.  
This Heritage Gardens entrance is given by the Class of 1939 in honor of their classmate
Walter T. Cox, Sr
whose lifetime of dedication to Clemson included serving as President from July 1985 to March 1986.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 34° 40.433′ N, 82° 49.433′ W. Marker is in Clemson, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker can be reached from Perimeter Road. Marker is located on the stairs leading into the gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson SC 29634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heritage Gardens (here, next to this marker); Golden Tigers and Class of 1942 Cadet Life Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); The T.L. Senn Horticultural Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Charles and Betty Cruickshank Hosta Garden (about 500 feet away); Hosta Garden Donors (about 500 feet away); The Camellia Garden
Walter T. Cox (1918-2006) image. Click for full size.
By Clemson University
2. Walter T. Cox (1918-2006)
President of Clemson University
1985-1986
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Log House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hunt Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Luther W. Baxter (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hayden Conference Center (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clemson.
 
Also see . . .
1. SC Botanical Garden. The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a diverse 295 acres of natural landscapes, display gardens, and miles of streams and nature trails. (Submitted on May 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. South Carolina Botanical Garden. The South Carolina Botanical Garden (295 acres) is located in Clemson, South Carolina on the campus of Clemson University. (Submitted on May 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Clemson University. Official website of Clemson University. (Submitted on May 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Walter T. Cox. President Emeritus Walter T. Cox (b. September 19, 1918 d. June 28, 2006) was a member of Clemson University's Class of 1939, and was the third alumnus to rise to the status of president (1985-1986). (Submitted on May 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Heritage Gardens Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 10, 2009
3. Heritage Gardens Entrance
 

5. Walter T. Cox, Jr. Marker. Located on the Clemson University Campus. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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