Manuscript Collection

Rock Hill Gateway Grand Opening Poster - Accession 1407 - M694 (750)

Title

Rock Hill Gateway Grand Opening Poster - Accession 1407 - M694 (750)

Authors

Rock Hill, SC

Files

Identifier

Accession 1407 - M694 (750)

Inclusive Dates

April 5, 1991

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 piece

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a poster commemorating the grand opening of the remodeled Rock Hill Gateway which included the unveiling of the four 22 foot-tall sculptures (Civitas) that stand at the intersection of Dave Lyle Boulevard and Gateway Boulevard in rock Hill, SC. There is also a fifth Civitas statue inside City Hall. The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation commissioned Audrey Flack in 1988 to produce the statues with each Civitas holding a different circular emblem to signify: Gears of Industry; Flame of Knowledge; Stars of Inspiration; and Lightning Bolt of Energy. The unveiling of the Civitas statues and the gateway was coordinated with the Annual Come-See-Me event in April of 1991.

Provenance

Rock Hill Gateway Grand Opening Poster were deposited with the Archives on February 1, 2012 by Kathy Wilson.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Rock Hill Gateway Grand Opening Poster - Accession 1407 - M694 (750)

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