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Montague McMillan, 1892-1998

Limestone Today Winter 1999 with Dr. McMillan on coverIsla Montague McMillan was born August, 29, 1892. A native of Marion, S.C., she enrolled at Limestone College in 1908, graduating in 1911. In 1917 Dr. McMillan was hired as an instructor at Limestone where she remained a professor until her retirement in May, 1970.  

Dr. Mac, as she was affectionately referred to, was an instructor of English at Limestone College for fifty years. She is revered by many as the embodiment of the “Spirit of Limestone.” During her tenure Dr. Mac was also involved in civic affairs, church duties and wrote the official history book of Limestone College titled, Limestone College: A History 1845-1970 (see links below to read this book).

A History of Limestone College: 1845-1970

Cover of A History of Limestone CollegeA History of Limestone College: 1845-1970

By Dr. Montague McMillan, LD3071 .L622 M283, 1970

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