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Matthew and Julia Scott House

 
 
Matthew and Julia Scott House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2021
1. Matthew and Julia Scott House Marker
Inscription.  
701 E. Taylor St.
Matthew and Julia
Scott House

Italianate/Romanesque Architectural Style, 1869/1900
GW Bunting/Arthur Pillsbury, Architects

The Scotts' daughter, Julia, a lifelong resident from 1876-1981,
lived here with her husband, Carl Vrooman, who was
Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. She was beloved in the
neighborhood and known for her homemade bread.
The house served as a hospital during the 1918 flu epidemic.

 
Erected by Dimmitt's Grove Neighborhood Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureScience & MedicineWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 40° 28.567′ N, 88° 59.137′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker is at the intersection of South Clayton Street and East Taylor Street, on the right when traveling north on South Clayton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 E Taylor St, Bloomington IL 61701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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. The Home of Julia Green Scott (a few steps from this marker); Eliel & Malinda Barber Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Oak Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George H. & Clara Bruner Cox House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phillip & Sophia Young House (about 700 feet away); Freedom and Henry C. Johnson House (about 700 feet away); Samuel & Electa Bishop House (about 700 feet away); John & Matilda Heffernan House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Vrooman Mansion History. From the bed-and-breakfast and special-events venue's website. (Submitted on October 14, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Scott–Vrooman House. Wikipedia entry on the house, now a bed-and-breakfast and special-events venue that is on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on October 14, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

3. Vrooman, Carl and Julia. Biographies of the couple by Candace Summers for the McLean County Museum of History. (Submitted on October 14, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Matthew and Julia Scott House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2021
2. Matthew and Julia Scott House Marker
Matthew and Julia Scott House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2021
3. Matthew and Julia Scott House
Front elevation of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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