Abraham Pierson Statue

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Bronze statue of Abraham Pierson by Launt Thompson cast in 1874; in New Haven


Abraham Pierson Statue

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2004



Abraham Pierson, first President of Yale College, is commemorated by this 6 foot tall bronze statue sculpted by Launt Thompson and cast at the foundry of Robert Wood & Company in 1874. Pierson headed the college from 1701 to 1707.

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2019: New photos from Richard Doody
  • February 12, 2019: Added by Richard Doody


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