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Massachusetts: Three lies and a shiny shoe

Arts and CultureArtSculptureHarvard University
On the Cambridge campus of Harvard University there's a statue with a plaque that's beloved for its inaccuracy. It says "John Harvard, founder, 1638," but the man portrayed was a model; John Harvard was not the founder (though the school was named for him); and the founding happened in 1636.... Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times