Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Grace Goodhue Coolidge
On Oct. 4, 1905, at 2:30 p.m. in front of the bay window in the parlor of this house, Grace Goodhue married Calvin Coolidge of Plymouth Notch, VT. Calvin Coolidge became President of the United States and Grace served as First Lady from 1923-1929. Built in 1899, the house at 312 Maple Street was the family home of Capt. Andrew Goodhue, his wife Lemira, and their only child Grace Anna. Capt. Goodhue was federal steamboat inspector for the Lake Champlain Transport Co. The Goodhue family moved here while Grace was a student at the University of Vermont. Grace was a founding member of the VT Chapter of Pi Beta Phi, the first national college fraternity for women. The house was restored in 1993 by Champlain College.
Erected 1997 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 44° 28.437′ N, 73° 12.393′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Maple Street, Burlington VT 05401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Dewey (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel de Champlain (about 700 feet away); General William Wells / Dr. H. Nelson Jackson (about 700 feet away); Church Street Marketplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chittenden County Trust Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Andrew Harris 1814-1841 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Howard Bank Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on July 22, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.