Carlisle

Sesqui-Centennial Anniversary Pin, 1901

Button made by Dickinson College celebrating Carlisle and Cumberland County’s sesqui-centennial anniversary in 1901.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00488

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00541)

Subject: Anniversaries, Buttons, Carlisle, Cumberland County

Format: Pins/Buttons

Carlisle, Pennsylvania Button

A round white metal button with "I love (red heart symbol) Carlisle" in black lettering.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00206

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00207-00208, 00216)

Subject: Button, Carlisle

Format: Pins/Buttons

Metzger Institute pin

Gold pennant-shaped pin painted in white enamel with name “Metzger” for the Metzger Institute.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00172

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: Education, Carlisle, Cumberland County

Format: Pins/Buttons

Noah Pinkney Plaque, c.1950

Bronze plaque honoring Noah Pinkney for years of dedication and service to the college community. Pinkney, a former slave, sold pretzels and sandwiches on campus and at that spot outside the gate for over 40 years. The plaque was formerly mounted on the Class of 1905 Gate on North West St. near East College during the tenure of President Edel, a member of the class of 1915 who had fond memories of Pinkney. The plaque bears the words, "Rest here a while, Dickinsonians, near the East College Gate where for more than forty years Noah Pinkney, former slave and Christian gentleman, sold pretzels and gave lavishly of friendship. 'Fine as silk, sah, fine as silk.' To many generations of Dickinsonians 'Pink' was as much a part of the college as the mermaid on Old West. Born in 1846, he passed over Jordan on August 6, 1923, 'And all the trumpets sounded for him on the other side.'"

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00104

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00104-00107)

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Carlisle

Format: Plaques/Trophies

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