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Samuel Miller, Esq.

September 30,1798

 
 
Samuel Miller, Esq. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
1. Samuel Miller, Esq. Marker
Inscription.  In this house, the home of Samuel Miller, Esq., Timothy Dwight, president of Yale College, counseled with Gamaliel Painter and other citizens of Middlebury concerning the founding of Middlebury College.

This conference led to the granting of the charter of Middlebury College November 1, 1800 and the appointment of Jeremiah Atwater as the first president.
 
Location. 44° 0.906′ N, 73° 10.008′ 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 right 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. Charter House (here, next to this marker); Emma Willard Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Willard (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Middlebury War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Court Square (about 400 feet away); The Addison County Courthouse
Samuel Miller, Esq. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
2. Samuel Miller, Esq. Marker
(about 500 feet away); Middlebury Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Battell Block (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middlebury.
 
Also see . . .  Middlebury College. Middlebury was the first American college to grant a degree to an African-American (in 1823), and one of the first to accept women (in 1886). (Submitted on July 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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