The Brown Bear

The Brown Bear (HM11YY)

Location: Providence, RI 02912 Providence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 49.601', W 71° 24.172'

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The Brown bear was originally cast in plaster by Eli Harvey. A fund raiser campaign to "put a hair on the bear" was led by Senator Theodore Francis Green Class of 1887, and resulted in the commission of a bronze sculpture in 1923, the bronze bear was dedicated at a ceremony on the campus during commencement.

For 65 years the bear stood in front of Marvel Gymnasium as a symbol of the strength, courage, and endurance of Brown University and her extended family, now, here on the college green the bear is re-dedicated to the Alma-Mater and to the Men and Women of Brown

HM NumberHM11YY
Year Placed1992
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 300454 N 4633324
Decimal Degrees41.82668333, -71.40286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 49.601', W 71° 24.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 49' 36.06" N, 71° 24' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)401
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Waterman St, Providence RI 02912, US
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