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Medford, Massachusetts: Anti-Gravity Monument

Paid for by Roger Babson in the 1960s, who hoped to inspire Tufts students to figure out a way to defeat gravity.

Address:
3 The Green, Medford, MA
Directions:
One way to get to it is from College Ave. Park, walk up the Tufts Steps, keep walking straight past Eaton Hall on the left, then turn left. Eaton Hall will be on your left, Goddard Chapel on the right. The monument stands at the edge of a paved brick plaza, on the southwest corner of Eaton Hall.
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Anti-Gravity Monument

There is an Anti-Gravity Monument (the same as the other half-dozen or so listed on Roadside America) on the campus of Tufts University. It is directly across the small plaza from the entrance to Goddard Chapel.

[Steve Stroud, 03/23/2023]

The monuments were paid for by Roger Babson in the 1960s. He hoped to inspire America's college kids to figure out a way to defeat gravity. Thus far, limited success.


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