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The Wrong Tower

April 2024
1min read

I was surprised to find in your November 1989 article “The Gothic Awakening” an identification of a tower on the Yale University campus as Harkness Tower.

Actually the photograph is not of the much taller and more famous Harkness Tower but is of the Wrexham Tower, inspired by the Tower of the Church of St. Giles in Wrexham, Wales, where Elihu Yale is buried.

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