This tile art is one of a series of tiles embedded in the sidewalks of the West End that contain historical facts. Some excerpts:
- The land for Furman University, 50 acres located at Augusta and Church Streets, was purchased from Vardry McBee for $7515.00.
- Albert Einstein visited Furman frequently. He had a son and relatives that lived in the area.
- Furman moved to Greenville in 1851 from Winnsboro, SC.
- Dr. George Washington Carver spoke to students in 1923.