1630 - 1930In 1638 this tract of about one hundred and twenty acres was granted by the town of Charlestown to its Teaching Elder John Harvard. He died the same year, aged thirty-one, leaving half his property to the College which was then named after him.
|Series||This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series|
|Placed By||Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 325274 N 4703846|
|Decimal Degrees||42.46726667, -71.12533333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 28.036', W 71° 7.52'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 28' 2.16" N, 71° 7' 31.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||781, 978, 617|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 547 Washington St, Winchester MA 01890, US|
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