The Statue of the Three Lies
front of University Hall is the famous Statue of John Harvard, also know
as the Statue of the Three Lies. The inscription on the statue reads
Can you guess what the three lies are?
2. SECOND LIE: John Harvard was not the founder of Harvard University.
Who was he?
first President of Harvard
Govenor of Massachusetts
early financial contributor
3. THIRD LIE: Harvard was not founded in 1638. When was it founded?
4. BONUS QUESTION: What do Harvard Students and tourists do to the statue
Rub its shoe
Sit in its lap
Spit in its eye