Schoolhouse (HM226R)

Location: Shelburne, VT 05482 Chittenden County
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N 44° 22.644', W 73° 13.747'

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Ca. 1840 · Vergennes, Vermont

—Moved to Museum: 1947 —

The one-room Schoolhouse was the first structure moved to the Museum. The building has several distinct classical architectural features, including a projecting bell tower, arched door opening, and sash windows. The structure originally stood on land leased to the city of Vergennes by General Samuel Strong, a Revolutionary War officer and descendant of one of Addison County's first families, who stipulated that the property be used for educational purposes.
Inside are desks, a chalkboard featuring lesson plans, and children's schoolwork, which all suggest a 19th-century rural school.
HM NumberHM226R
Placed ByThe Shelburne Museum
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Date Added Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 641076 N 4915316
Decimal Degrees44.37740000, -73.22911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 22.644', W 73° 13.747'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 22' 38.64" N, 73° 13' 44.82" W
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Area Code(s)802
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5500-5550 US-7, Shelburne VT 05482, US
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