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Everyone visiting Harvard wants to get their picture taken with the John Harvard statue. There was a bit of a queue when we were there, but you just have to do it! His left foot is a bit worn away as everyone rubs it for...More
I saw this statue on campus with several dozen tourists crowded around it. I thought it must be a pretty impressive statue, but when I got closer, it seemed to be pretty average. Now that I know that people pee on his foot, I'm glad...More
The statue has been rated with three lies which I have heard from my guide. The actual year of Harvard university is not 1963. Harvard is not the first founder and the statue is not the real Harvard picture and someone was asked to portray...More
That said, many Harvard boys want to pee on Mr. Harvard's shoes (I guess Harvard girls wouldn't do it because the question remain how they do it). As a male, I admit the difficulty of doing so myself...so never mind, the guys taking pictures before...More
John Harvard, one of the founders of Harvard University, was an English-American Clergyman & Philanthropist. His most impressive gift to the school was his 400-volume scholar's library. He suffered the misfortune of succumbing to tuberculosis @ about age 30.
Daniel Chester French of Concord sculpted...More