Rutland in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Julia C.R. Dorr
Julia Dorr, who lived in Rutland during childhood and from 1857 until her death, was one of Vermont's most famous and best loved poets. She published hundreds of popular poems, sonnets, and prose works, which reflect a keen sense of observation and love of nature and history. Guests at her Dorr Drive home included Ralph Waldo Emerson and others of the famed "Concord Group". She was a member of the influential Ripley family and wife of Judge Seneca M. Dorr. Active in community affairs, Mrs. Dorr led The Fortnightly, woman's cultural group of the Congregational Church, for 33 years. She was a founder and president of the Rutland Free Library.
Erected 1999 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
Location. 43° 36.428′ N, 72° 58.519′ W. Marker is in Rutland, Vermont, in Rutland County. Marker is on Court Street, 0.1 miles north of Center StreetTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Court Street, Rutland VT 05701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old State House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Old State House (about 800 feet away); Green Mountain Boys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rutland World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korea War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Merritt A. Edson (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Deere (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rutland G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rutland.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Julia Dorr. (Submitted on October 15, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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