Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Peace Pole: Springfield College - Springfield, MA

Springfield College Peace Pole
Springfield, MA

N 42° 06.167 W 072° 33.481

Short Description: 

The Springfield College peace pole is located on the lawn north of Alden Street and west of Babson Library in Springfield, MA.

Long Description:

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

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