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The Emma Willard house was declared a part of the National Historic Landmark list on December 21, 1965. Furthermore, on October 15, 1966 the house was included in the National Register of Historic Places. It was the home of the famous Emma Willard, an influential woman who pioneered women?s education in the United States. She was a known advocate of women?s right and believed that women should be given a chance to get higher education.

Emma Willard founded the Middlebury Female Seminary, a school for girls in this house in 1814. Later on another school was opened in Troy, New York. It is an all girl university preparatory day school that offers private boarding. The original house is now the admissions office of the Middlebury College. To tour the Emma Willard House, guests will have to contact the admissions office of the Middlebury College.
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