William C. Friday Plaque, Dallas
The William C. Friday memorial plaque is made of steel, with a low serpentine shaped top, mounted on a steel pole. The background is painted a dark green and the raised lettering is painted gold.
WILLIAM C. FRIDAY / EDUCATOR / AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF / NORTH CAROLINA FROM 1956-86, HE / DEVELOPED IT INTO A 16 CAMPUS / SYSTEM AND A NATIONAL MODEL. / RESPECTED NATIONWIDE FOR HIS COM- / PASSION, VISION, LEADERSHIP AND / INTEGRITY. BORN JULY 13, 1920 / TO LATHAM AND BETH FRIDAY, GRAD- / UATED DALLAS SCHOOLS, NC STATE / AND UNC LAW SCHOOL. MARRIED / IDA HOWELL 1942. SERVED IN US / NAVY 1942- 1946. NC SENATE CREATED / WC FRIDAY INSTITUTE FOR LEADERSHIP / IN HIS HONOR IN 2004. / PRESENTED BY DALLAS WOMEN’S CLUB 2005
Gaston County Museum of Art and History and the city of Dallas
35.315890 , -81.176300 View in Geobrowse
"William C. Friday, Educator," The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed April 1, 2016) Link
Dallas Women’s Club
The memorial plaque is located in front of the historic Gaston County Courthouse on North Gaston Street in Dallas, NC. It stands just a few steps away from Gaston County Confederate Soldiers monument, First Gaston County Courthouse marker and Vietnam Memorial.
The memorial plaque stands on the front lawn, surrounded by trees and bushes.