OLDEST CITIZEN CANE
AWARDED TO RIPLEY RESIDENT

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Ripley Christmas Club members Rita Farrar, Lee Jerome, Linda Leavitt, Ruth Sevey, Sandy Blaney, and Dot DuBois presented Dorothy “Dot” Hutchins (seated) with their “Ripley’s Oldest Citizen Cane” at the Ripley Town Office on Wednesday, August 31st. Family and friends also were in attendance.
OLDEST CITIZEN PLAQUE ON DISPLAY IN RIPLEY
The Ripley Christmas Clubs “Oldest Citizen Plaque,” was shown by Edward and Evelyn Farrar during the recent Oldest Citizen Cane ceremony on Wednesday, August 31st. Their son Richard Farrar, handmade and donated the item to be enjoyed by the Ripley community. This handmade wood plaque displays names of all cane recipients engraved on brass plates. This plaque has been on display at the Ripley Grange Hall since 1983 and can now be seen at the Ripley Town Office along with several of Ripley’s historical items. All are welcome to stop by the Town Office to take a look at this unique piece of history. Edward and Evelyn Farrar pose with the Oldest Citizen Plaque, that their son Richard Farrar created.