Emma Willard House

Middlebury College campus, Middlebury, Vermont

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Description 

This two-story brick structure was from 1809 until 1819 the home of Emma Hart Willard, an influential pioneer in the development of women's education in the United States. It is now used as the admissions office for Middlebury College, which was known as the Middlebury Female Seminary when it was founded in 1814 by Emma Willard. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 21, 1965

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000798
NR name
Willard, Emma, House
Area of significance
Education
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Single dwelling; School
Current function
College
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant years
1809; 1814; 1819