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Shovel, Martin Hall groundbreaking

The shovel is mounted to a wooden hanger. Inscriptions on the handle indicate that it was used in the groundbreaking ceremonies of Presnell, McGregor, Stratton, Todd, Dupree, Brockton, Walters, Telford, Greg Adams, Bert Combs, L.O. Martin, Perkins,…


Dennis Peacock is retired professor of art at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He received a B.A. in art from Western Washington State College in Bellingham, WA, and an MFA in Sculpture (visual works) from the University of Iowa. He has also…

Trowel, Moore building dedication
Text on plaque: "Moore Building, Aug. 3, 1967, Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Robert T. Martin, President, C.A. Coleman, Architect."

Shovel, Martin Hall Groundbreaking

A miniature shovel has been mounted to the plaque. Gold ID tag text: "Presented to Robert R. Martin on the Occasion of Groundbreaking for Martin Hall, March 4, 1961, Eastern Kentucky State College."

Hatchet, commemorative
Text on plaque: "Presented to Robert R. Martin, President, Fort Boonesborough State Park Association, Land-Clearing Ceremony Restoration, Fort Boonesborough, June ?, 1973. A smaller plaque reads, "Fort Boonesborough Constructed April - June 1775"

Elegy for R.V.B.

According to an email from the artist (dated 8/6/2006), the "Sculpture (visual works) was made in memory of Roe Van Boskirk. Roe was a member of EKU's music faculty who died of AIDS in 1988. He was loved by his piano students and greatly admired as…

Trowel, Little building dedication
Trowel from Little building dedication.

Geological Formations

This Sculpture (visual works) is attached to the front of the Campbell Building. Phillip Harris's design won a competition limited to Eastern's art faculty. According to the building dedication program, the idea for the Sculpture (visual works) was…