Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Magdalina B. and Blaine J. DeSantis '75
In Honor of
Joseph E. DeSantis
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
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. Touch for map. Marker is located on the west facade of the pavilion. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29617, United States of America.
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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Furman Men Who Gave Their Lives in the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herman W. Lay Physical Activities Center (approx. 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 . . .
1. University To Hold Grounbreaking Ceremony For Younts Center, DeSantis Pavilion Saturday. Furman University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for two new campus facilities Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at 11 a.m. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 961 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.