The Round Schoolhouse

The Round Schoolhouse (HM1EY6)

Location: Brookline, VT 05345 Windham County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 1.281', W 72° 36.25'

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Designed - 1821 - by Dr. John "Thunderbolt" Wilson.
Built in 1822 on this site deeded to the Town of Brookline by Peter Benson, for the sum of $5.00. Dr. Wilson, a former Scottish highwayman, taught the first term of 60 pupils who sat on benches.

The interior was completely renovated in 1910 and on March 5 1929 the building was turned over to the Town of Brookline for use as the town hall.

This building is thought to be the only round schoolhouse ever constructed in this country.

HM NumberHM1EY6
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 1:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 695216 N 4765971
Decimal Degrees43.02135000, -72.60416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 1.281', W 72° 36.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 1' 16.86" N, 72° 36' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 763-779 Grassy Brook Rd, Brookline VT 05345, US
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