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Six Buildings That Shaped Harvard History

Six Buildings That Shaped Harvard History

maxresdefaultProfessors hanged in effigy; the Rebellion Elm; the Yard as armed camp; Victorian dreams of monumental splendor, social experiments tried and failed; presidents, Porcellians and “paths coincident” of iceberg and ocean liner . . .all of these are part of nearly four centuries of architecture at Harvard.

Based on a popular Harvard Alumni Association walking tour given by PBS host and author Michael Weishan ’86, this fascinating trip through 375 years of College history relates how six different buildings at Harvard not only changed the course of University events, but helped to shape the world we live in today.

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