Lawrence Peter Hollis

Lawrence Peter Hollis (HM6K4)

Location: Greenville, SC 29609 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 51.567', W 82° 24.294'

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"Pete"

1883 - 1978
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[North Face]:
Superintent of Parker District Schools.
Founded the first Adult Education Center in Greenville Coounty.
Introduced Vocational Education (Forerunner of Technical Education Colleges in South Carolina).
President of South Carolina Education Association.
Leader in peaceful integration.
Founded the Singing Christmas Tree.

[South Face]:
Organized Greenville's first basketball team.
Started the first Boy Scout Troop in South Carolina.
Headed Monagham YMCA.
Founded the Maternity Shelter.
Organized Greenville Senior Citizen's Center.

[Ground Marker]:
No printed page, no spoken plea,
may teach young hearts what men should be.
Not all the books on all the shelves,
but what the teachers are themselves.
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Motto in Dr. Hollis' Office

[Ground Marker]:
His interest in human beings and zeal for human welfare were driving forces in Parker District.
? ? ? ? ? David G. Wittel, Saturday Evening Post
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HM NumberHM6K4
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByFriends of Pete Hollis
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:56am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371577 N 3858356
Decimal Degrees34.85945000, -82.40490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.567', W 82° 24.294'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 34.02" N, 82° 24' 17.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 828 SC-183, Greenville SC 29609, US
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