Emma Willard

Emma Willard (HM1FS9)

Location: Middlebury, VT 05753 Addison County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 0.842', W 73° 9.992'

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Pioneer educator gave womenfirst college training here


Emma Hart came to Middlebury in 1807 to take charge of the Female Academy. After her marriage to Dr. John Willard, the town's first physician, she gave the earliest collegiate instruction for women in America at a Seminary in her home, during the years 1814-1819.
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HM NumberHM1FS9
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Placed ByVermont Historic Sites Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 7:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 646962 N 4875065
Decimal Degrees44.01403333, -73.16653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 0.842', W 73° 9.992'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 0' 50.52" N, 73° 9' 59.52" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3-5 US-7, Middlebury VT 05753, US
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