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Historic & Humorous Harvard

Park the car (or better yet, take the T) and head on over to Harvard Yard. History, often with a sly sense of humor, awaits.

  • 1.

    Hollis Hall

    Hollis Hall

    A dorm with a long and storied history

  • 2.

    John Harvard Statue

    John Harvard Statue

    Rub his foot for knowledge (but there's something you should know before you do)

  • 3.

    Widener Library

    Widener Library

    A titanic place to study

  • 4.

    Massachusetts Hall

    Massachusetts Hall

    Where the oldest and newest coexists

  • 5.

    Holden Chapel

    Holden Chapel

    It's been a lot of things, but rarely a place of worship

  • 6.

    Newell Boathouse

    Newell Boathouse

    Home to Harvard crews for more than 100 years

  • 7.

    Johnston Gate

    Johnston Gate

    There are only two occasions Harvard students use this entryway

  • 8.

    Harvard Lampoon Castle

    Harvard Lampoon Castle

    Home to merry pranksters since 1909

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