1924 Hand Railing Plaque

1924 Hand Railing Presentation Plaque.

TITLE:
Mont Amoena Female Seminary Hand Railing Plaque

SUBJECT:
Cultural History

DESCRIPTION:
Mont Amoena Female Seminary Bronze Hand Railing Presentation Plaque.

SOURCE:
From the steps of Mont Amoena Seminary. Donated to the museum by Bobo and Mary Frances Allmon.

DATE:
19 Oct 1924

DATE AVAILABLE:
20th century

DATE CREATED:
1924. Commissioned by Lottie L. McDonald Rippy.

RIGHTS:
Rights reserved by the source institution.

FORMAT
Bronze Plaque

SPATIAL COVERAGE
United States–North Carolina

SOURCE INSTITUTION
Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum
All rights reserved by the source institution.

TRANSCRIPTION:
LOVE IS THE FULFILLING OF THE LAW
THEREFORE THE RAILINGS ARE
LOVINGLY PRESENTED
BY
LOTTIE L MCDONALD RIPPY
OCTOBER 19, 1924


Charlotte Observer, October 23, 1924, p. 16.

MONT AMOENA SEMINARY GIVEN STEEL RAILINGS
Special to the Observer

MOUNT PLEASANT, Oct. 22 – A pleasant visitor at the Mont Amoena seminary was Mrs. Lottie McDonald Rippy of Birmingham, Ala. a former pupil whose object was to present to the institution a pair of steel hand rails for the new cement front steps. A lovely brass plate at the head of the railings will be thus engraved:

“Love is the fulfilling of the law. Therefore the railings are lovingly presented by Lottie L. McDonald Rippy – October 19, 1924.”

This highly appreciated gift by one who does not forget the benefits she has received from her Alma Mater, makes a beautiful entrance to the already imposing edifice.

Mrs. Rippy gave the girls an inspiring and uplifting address in the chapel, the subject of the talk being “Love.” She has also kindly offered a gold medal annually for the best essay on the same subject, competition being open to the whole school.

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