William Holmes McGuffey

William Holmes McGuffey (HMGGB)

Location: Oxford, OH 45056 Butler County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 30.468', W 84° 44.328'

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1800 - 1873


Who, while professor in Miami
University compiled the famous
McGuffey Readers which established
the social standards of the Great
Middle West of the United States
for three-quarters of a century.

Professor of Miami University 1825-36
President of Ohio University 1839-43
Professor of University of Virginia 1845-73
Eminent Divine and Philosopher
Peer of Great College Teachers
Inspirer of Young Men





The First Lesson of
The First McGuffey First Reader
1836
Lesson I.
The New Book.
Here is John.
And there are Ann and Jane.
Ann has got a new Book.
It is the First Book.
Ann must keep it nice and clean.
John must not tear the book.
But he may see how fast he can learn.
John and there learn
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HM NumberHMGGB
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Placed ByFederation of McGuffey Societies, National Education Association, Ohio Education Association, Faculty and Alumni of Miami University, Senior Class Miami University 1936
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 3:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 694403 N 4375571
Decimal Degrees39.50780000, -84.73880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 30.468', W 84° 44.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 30' 28.08" N, 84° 44' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)513
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 249-261 S Campus Ave, Oxford OH 45056, US
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