1st Normal School

1st Normal School (HM1EXN)

Location: Concord, VT 05824 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 25.717', W 71° 53.35'

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Pioneer in Teacher Training

The first recognized school for the purpose of training teachers was conducted near here by the Rev. Samuel Read Hall, 1823-25. Practice teaching was employed, with lectures on Schoolkeeping, which became in 1829, the first professional book for teachers. 2.4 miles south at Concord Corners.
Placed ByVermont Historic Sites Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 1:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 270035 N 4923540
Decimal Degrees44.42861667, -71.88916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 25.717', W 71° 53.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 25' 43.02" N, 71° 53' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 49 Shadow Lake Rd, Concord VT 05824, US
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