Furman University

Furman University (HM7BT)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 50.408', W 82° 24.202'

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Established in 1825 by the S.C. Baptist Convention, the Furman Academy and Theological Institution opened in Edgefield, 1826, moved to Sumter District, 1829-34, and to Fairfield 1837-1850. Chartered in 1830 as Furman University, it opened in Greenville, 1851, and for over a century, 1852-1958, occupied this site purchased from Vardry McBee. In the summer of 1958, Furman moved to a new campus six miles north of town.
HM NumberHM7BT
Marker Number23-14
Year Placed1975
Placed ByFurman University
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 7:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 371687 N 3856212
Decimal Degrees34.84013333, -82.40336667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 50.408', W 82° 24.202'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 50' 24.48" N, 82° 24' 12.12" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 228-276 University Ridge, Greenville SC 29601, US
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