By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Music Vale Seminary
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CraigInCT
N 41° 29.096 W 072° 16.412
18T E 727621 N 4596180
Quick Description: The first accredited music school in the United States.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 8/24/2008 9:45:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM4H2N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 37

Long Description:
The Music Vale Seminary (1835-1876) the first school in The United States to issue degrees in music. Only music was taught at this school. The founder, Oramel Whittlesey, felt that by only having one course of study that it would lead to excellence.

Shortly after his death, the school burned down as was not rebuilt.

-

Scroll down to page 37 to read bout this school (visit link)
Marker Name: Site of Music Vale Seminary

Marker Type: Roadside

Additional Information: Not listed

Date Dedicated / Placed: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visits require a photo of the marker or some location referenced in the text. Please also provide what you've learned about this piece of Connecticut history. Inform us.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Connecticut Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Roscoe45 visited Music Vale Seminary 3/13/2011 Roscoe45 visited it
loupea visited Music Vale Seminary 6/12/2009 loupea visited it

View all visits/logs