Middlebury in Addison County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Emma Willard Memorial
Front side of marker
In memory of Emma Hart Willard who wrote at Middlebury in 1818 the Magna Carta for higher education of women in America.
Rear side of marker
Education should seek to bring its subjects to the perfection of their moral, intellectual, and physical nature in order that they may be of the greatest possible use to themselves and others.
Emma Hart Willard (1787 -1870)
Location. 44° 0.895′ N, 73° 10.022′ W. Marker is in Middlebury, Vermont, in Addison County. Marker is at the intersection of North Pleasant Street (U.S. 7) and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on North Pleasant Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middlebury VT 05753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Miller, Esq. (within shouting distance of this marker); Charter House (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Willard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court Square (about 400 feet away); Middlebury War Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Addison County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Middlebury Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Ancient Paths (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middlebury.
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