Yale College Historical

Yale College Historical (HM1W2B)

Location: Clinton, CT 06413 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 16.693', W 72° 31.396'

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The Earliest Senior Classes Of
Yale College
Were Taught Near This Spot By
Rector Abraham Pierson
1701 to 1707

( inscribed around the top )
I Give These Books For Founding A College

( back )
In Memoriam
Abraham Pierson
Viri Ingenio Doctrina Pietate Praediti
Qui, una enm A lils sui Similibus
Fundamenta Jecit Primi
Apud Connecticutenses Collegii
Cujus Primu Quoque Praeses Fuit

( English translation )
In memory of Abraham Pierson, a man of worth, learning, and piety, who, with others of like attributes, laid the foundation of the first Connecticut college, whose first president he also was.
( Inscription and translation as printed in the New York Times, September 27, 1891 )
HM NumberHM1W2B
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 707427 N 4572601
Decimal Degrees41.27821667, -72.52326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 16.693', W 72° 31.396'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 16' 41.58" N, 72° 31' 23.76" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)860
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45-59 US-1, Clinton CT 06413, US
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