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Marker Details

Title, side A
Bethel Chapel
Title, side B
Same
Address
4025 Reily Millville Road
Hamilton, 44423
Location
Historic Presbyterian Cemetery
Latitude
39.4055020
Longitude
-84.6901100

Picture Details

Title
William Holmes McGuffey
Caption
This is a photographic reproduction of an engraved portrait depicting William Holmes McGuffey. McGuffey, who was from Tuscarawas County, Ohio, was a professor at Miami University from 1826 to 1836. Between 1836 and 1845 he served as president of three Ohio institutions: Cincinnati College, Ohio University and Woodward College in Cincinnati. In 1845 McGuffey became a professor at the University of Virginia, where he taught until his death in 1873. He is best known as the author of the popular series of children's textbooks called McGuffey's Readers. (AL03317)