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Lowry Triangle

Reverend Benjamin J. Lowry map_it

  • Location: Underhill, Pacific, Washington and Atlantic Avenues
  • Sculptor: Robert W. Pugh
  • Description: Bust on pedestal
  • Materials: Stainless steel, Ebony Mist granite
  • Dimensions: Bust H: 2'2" W: 1'6" D: 11"; Pedestal H: 6'7" W: 2'6" D: 2' 6"
  • Cast: 1982
  • Dedicated: July 31, 1982
  • Fabricator: Keystone Monument Company, Inc.
  • Donor: Zion Baptist Church and community
  • Inscription: Front:
    REV. BENJAMIN J. LOWRY /

    Proper left side:
    REV. BENJAMIN J. LOWRY / "LIFE HAS TAUGHT ME THAT / THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PERSISTENCE / AND HARD WORK. / NO MATTER HOW GIFTED OR TALENTED / AN INDIVIDUAL, LIFE DOES NOT / GUARANTEE HIM SUCCESS. / SUCCESSFUL AND WORTHWHILE LIVES / COME FROM CONSECRATION, DEDICATION, / PERSISTENCE AND FAITH IN GOD." / DR. B.J. LOWRY /

    Back:
    REV. BENJAMIN J. LOWRY / DEDICATED / JUL Y 31, 1982 /

    Proper right side:
    REV. BENJAMIN J. LOWRY / D.D. PH.D LL.D / UNIVERSALIST SCHOLAR / DEDICATED TO RELIGIOUS / SERVICE. HIS INNER / STRENGTH AND MANIFEST / PRACTICE OF THE / SPIRITUAL VALUES / PREACHES WILL ALWAYS / BE A VITAL FORCE / AMONG US. / ZION BAPTIST CHURCH INC. / AND THE COMMUNITY /

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