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Emma Hart Willard

 
 
Emma Hart Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
1. Emma Hart Willard Marker
Inscription.  

In honor of
Emma Hart Willard
who on this spot established
AD 1821
the first permanent seminary in America
for the advanced education of women.
Erected by her pupils and friends
AD 1895
Her most enduring monument
the gratitude of educated woman.

 
Erected 1895.
 
Location. 42° 43.704′ N, 73° 41.547′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Second Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is on 2nd Street between Congress and Ferry Streets on the Russell Sage Campus. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Ward World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Rensselaer County Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 92 First Street (about 500 feet away); Edith McCrea House (about 500 feet away); 90 First Street (about 500 feet away); Uncle Sam (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Also see . . .
1. Emma Hart Willard.
Emma Hart Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
2. Emma Hart Willard Marker
(Submitted on June 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Emma Willard School. (Submitted on June 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
3. Russell Sage College. Emma Willard also helped found Russell Sage College With Margaret Sage. (Submitted on June 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
Categories. EducationWomen
 
<i>Emma Willard School, Gurley Memorial Hall, Sage Memorial Hall, Troy, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
photo by J. Koehler, postcard published by Swasey, Portland, Me., circa 1905
3. Emma Willard School, Gurley Memorial Hall, Sage Memorial Hall, Troy, N.Y.
Emma Hart Willard, 23 Feb 1787 - 15 Apr 1870 image. Click for full size.
courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Emma Willard School, 1850
4. Emma Hart Willard, 23 Feb 1787 - 15 Apr 1870
"c. 1900 (after c. 1850 daguerreotype)"
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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