Jared Sparks monument

Jared Sparks monument (HM1T37)

Location: Chelsea, MA 02150 Suffolk County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 24.0598', W 71° 1.5037'

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Jared Sparks
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Presented to Harvard College by the students under his presidency
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HM NumberHM1T37
Additional InformationI live in the neighborhood and have been curious about this marker since I noticed it. I have not been able to link Jared Sparks to Chelsea, although he was definitely a president at Harvard from 1849-53. House on lot was built in 1914, according to city records.
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Historical Period18th Century, 19th Century
Historical PlaceMonument
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCarved Stone
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 5:36pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions Information8 Summit Avenue, Chelsea, MA 02150
Location DescriptionSingle-family home, currently vacant. Stone obelisk, about 3' tall, in front yard by flagpole. Carving obscured by lichen. Looks to be granite stone.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 333343 N 4696286
Decimal Degrees42.40099620, -71.02506220
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 24.0598', W 71° 1.5037'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 24' 3.5863" N, 71° 1' 30.2239" W
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Area Code(s)617, 857
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8 Summit Ave, Chelsea MA 02150, US
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