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Rutland in Rutland County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Julia C.R. Dorr

1825-1913

 
 
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By Kevin Craft, October 12, 2014
1. Julia C.R. Dorr Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
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 Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Rutland Free Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Court Street, Rutland VT 05701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old State House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Deere
Wideview of Julia C.R. Dorr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 12, 2014
2. Wideview of Julia C.R. Dorr Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Martin Henry Freeman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Italian American Club of Rutland, Vermont (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Schmitt (approx. 0.8 miles away); Center Rutland Depot (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mead's Falls (approx. 2 miles away); Edward Hastings Ripley (approx. 3.8 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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Rutland Free Library image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 12, 2014
3. Rutland Free Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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