Burlington in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Philosopher and Pioneer in Modern Education
Born here on Oct. 20, 1859, John Dewey attended local schools and in 1879 graduated from the University of Vermont. Dewey was world-renowned as a philosopher and author of many books. Ideas drawn from his educational doctrines profoundly influenced American education. John Dewey died June 1, 1952; his ashes are buried near Ira Allen Chapel at UVM.
Erected 2004 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 44° 28.501′ N, 73° 12.32′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is on South Willard Street (U.S. 7) 0.1 miles south of Main Street (U.S. 2), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 186 South Willard Street, Burlington VT 05401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General William Wells / Dr. H. Nelson Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Grace Goodhue Coolidge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel de Champlain (about 700 feet away); Andrew Harris 1814-1841 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Church Street Marketplace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chittenden County Trust Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Howard Bank Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - John Dewey. (Submitted on July 22, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
Categories. • Education • Notable Persons •
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