I apologize for yet another post about Founder’s Court. But I just can’t help it. I was interested in those hedges from yesterday so I began peering intently at the images in the Lovett Hall photo files to see what might turn up. Before I even got to the hedges I saw something I’d never noticed before. It’s hard to see without zooming in, but there’s a small white dot just to the right of the first car on the right:
When you get closer you can see that it’s a sign of some sort:
One would expect or at least hope that it was a campus map, but we haven’t had an especially good history in that regard. Neither is this a particularly helpful location for such a map. Still, I can’t think what else it might be. Anyone know?
The picture isn’t dated, by the way, but I expect that one of you car nuts might be able to help with that. (I love that station wagon second from left–I’ve always felt cheated by the rise of the mini-van.)
I was able to make out the sign in a second image, an aerial taken in what looks like the late ’80s, which give rise to the problem of when the thing disappeared. I got here in 1991 and I have no recollection of it, which is not at all dispositive:
Really, it’s there: