Event DateEvent Name
05-27-1913The details of Standard Oil Trust executive and Florida developer Henry M. Flagler's will were made public. Using portions of Flagler's estate, his widow, Mary Kenan Flagler (later Bingham), would eventually leave a substantial endowment to the University, the Kenan Professorship Fund.
06-02-1913The Confederate Monument commonly known as "Silent Sam" was dedicated in a ceremony on McCorkle Place. Governor Locke Craig, University president Francis Venable, and alumnus Julian S. Carr spoke at the event.
06-03-1913Exhausted by the demands of the presidency, Francis Preston Venable requested a leave of absence, and the Board of Trustees approved his request on this date. Venable would later resign after thirteen years as president.