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(side 1) This house was the boyhood home and birthplace of John L. Plyler (1894-1966), a Furman University alumnus and Harvard Law School graduate who served as an attorney, judge, and dean of the Furman University Law School before becoming the …
This church, established in 1882, grew out of services held by itinerant Baptist ministers in a nearby log school, encouraged by Ann Pool Neves (1809-1888) and her husband Alsey A Neves and her son W.P.Z.F. Neves (1835-1917) deeded three acres for…
The log home of David Barton and wife Nancy Barrett was established near this site circa 1785. The tract was "west of Old Indian Boundary on both sides of Neal's Fork of Tyger River," and ultimately consisted of 424 acres. Today Neal's Fork is kno…
North Greenville Baptist Academy1892-1957"A Light Set on a Hill"Founded byNorth Greenville Baptist Association
On this site stood the home ofLaodicea Langston Springfield("Dicey") 1759 - 1837Heroine ofthe American Revolution.To her daring and couragemany patriots owed their lives.This rock wasa hearthstone in her home.[On a separate plaque, mounted above t…
[Front]:William Preston Few, prominent Southern educator, was born 1.6 mi. NE in 1867. Few received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1896 and joined the faculty of Trinity College, Durham, N.C., that same year. He became Trinity's fifth president in 1910…
Born in 1878 about 1/2 mile SW, Watson was a pioneer in behavioral psychology. He graduated from Furman University, earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, served as president of the American Psychological Association, and professor and d…
This bridgeon thestate roadfromGreenville to Ashevillewas builtin1820byAbram Landing,Acting Commissioner,Board of Public Works.Joel R. Poinsett, President.