John Harvard's Land

John Harvard's Land (HMWXM)

Location: Winchester, MA 01890 Middlesex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 28.036', W 71° 7.52'

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1630 - 1930

In 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
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 325274 N 4703846
Decimal Degrees42.46726667, -71.12533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.036', W 71° 7.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 2.16" N, 71° 7' 31.20" W
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Area Code(s)781, 978, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 547 Washington St, Winchester MA 01890, US
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