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It is called the 3 lies statue.
1. Even though John Harvard's name is on the statue; it isn't his image.
2. John Harvard wasn't the founder of Harvard.
3. It is written on the stature 1638.....Harvard was founded in 1636.
For some reason people...More
It is said that this is the third most photographed statue in the United States, behind the Statue of Liberty and the Lincoln Memorial. A tour guide I overheard while here said so. I don’t know if that it true or it is just someone’s...More
Lincoln memorial, Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and atlas at the rock are probably the most famous statues in the US. This is the obligatory statue of the founder, usually abused by student and photographed by tourists, but not this one. Long line of snap...More
My dad is a huge fan of Aaron Sorkin's screenwriting, he can almost recite the dialogue by heart! No wonder he insisted for us to pay respect to this particular statue, of all the statues around Boston area. People actually line up to have their...More
Even though it is a must stop at Harvard it is a bit inaccurate., However, visitors beware. Our guide said the students do leave a little umm mark on the statue so although rubbing the foot is tradition, I did not Attempt! Great photo op...More