Springfield College Peace Pole
N 42° 06.167 W 072° 33.481
The Springfield College peace pole is located on the lawn north of Alden Street and west of Babson Library in Springfield, MA.
On a grassy area west of the Babson Library, Springfield College, acting on a recommendation of the Graduate Student Organization, erected a four sided peace pole on campus that includes eight languages which are representative of the languages spoken by students in the College community. An unveiling ceremony for the monument took place on Monday, April 20, 2015. The peace pole is made of dark wood with inscribed white plastic panels attached.
The message MAY PEACE PREVAIL ON EARTH appears in the following languages:
West Side: English - American Sign Language
North Side: Chinese - Arabic
East Side: Spanish - Hindi
South Side: Japanese - Hebrew