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In 1891 the first building on Clemson’s campus finished being constructed. The new Chemistry Building that would eventually be named after Col. Mark B. Hardin in 1954. Col. Hardin served as the first chemistry professor. From there he would serve…

In 1969, Joseph Grant led the Student League for Black Identity as President. In a detailed Letter to President R. C. Edwards, he explains how “the majority of white students are restrained from abusing black students only by the…

In 2002, the citizens of Clemson, South Carolina expressed the need to have a historical site dedicated to the accomplishments of local African-Americans. Their call was answered when the City of Clemson est. CAAAM. The Clemson Area African-American…

Though originally called the Main Building it was renamed in 1946 to Tillman Hall after Benjamin R. Tillman. Tillman was a former South Carolina governor and United States senator. He helped push for different education changes during his time as…

Bowman Field is a huge field in the center-North of campus, next to the beginning of Downtown and Tillman Hall. Its uses are nearly universal, with its everyday use mostly being students and residents of nearby Clemson using it to play frisbee with…

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