John Broadus Watson
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 director of the psychological laboratory at Johns Hopkins University for 12 years. Scientist, author, editor, teacher, he died in 1958.
1. Watson Home
We have tried to find the early Watson home in Traveler’s Rest and not had any luck. Does anyone have an address and/or picture? There are some old pictures around that may not show all the changes that have been made, or maybe the home has been torn down recently?
Editor’s Note: I regret we cannot answer your question directly, as we have no affiliation with the organizations who researched and erected this marker. However, I will post this note in the hopes someone will see this and provide some pictures and background about the Watson Home at Traveler’s Rest.
By Brian Scott, July 13, 2008
3. John Broadus Watson Marker
? Submitted May 19, 2010, by Martin Ivancic of Morganton, North Carolina.Click here to go the Historic Marker Database Listing of this Marker