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Jacob Willetts Deborah Willetts

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
1. Jacob Willetts Deborah Willetts Marker
Inscription.  
Jacob Willetts
Deborah Willetts
Widely Known Educators
Lived here in early
19th Century
State Education
Department 1935

 
Erected 1935 by 1935 NY State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 46.45′ N, 73° 41.556′ W. Marker is in Millbrook, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 343 and Acadia Drive, on the right when traveling west on State Route 343. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millbrook NY 12545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meeting House (approx. mile away); Nine Partners School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Millbrook Veterans Monument (approx. mile away); Tribute Garden (approx. 0.8 miles away); Millbrook, New York (approx. 0.8 miles away); Millbrook Bicentennial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Millbrook Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dover Stone Church (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millbrook.
 
Regarding Jacob Willetts Deborah Willetts.
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By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
2. Jacob Willetts Deborah Willetts Marker
Jacob Willetts and Deborah Rogers were early pupils at the nearby Nine Partners Boarding School. They married and became head teachers. Deborah was a mathematician and authority on English grammar. Jacob was an author of textbooks on arithmetic and geography which were extensively used in their day.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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