Cambridge Landmarks

Cambridge Landmarks
Posted on 05/23/2022

landmarks field trip

Last week, all five Lower Elementary classes had a guided tour of Cambridge Landmarks near Harvard Square. Did you know that Cambridge used to have the name Newtowne? Did you know that General George Washington trained people for the Continental Army, and the best artillery expert he found in Cambridge only knew about weapons from books? Did you know that Mary Walker escaped slavery and owned a house in Cambridge? Did you know that tourists like to rub the left shoe of John Harvard's statue--but Harvard students do something outrageous with it?!? Ask a Lower Elementary student to find out more...
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