• William H. McGuffey Boyhood Home Site

    William H. McGuffey Boyhood Home Site

    The William H. McGuffey Boyhood Home Site is a National Historic Landmark in Mahoning County, Ohio. It is the location where William H. McGuffey (1800-1873), lived for much of his youth. McGuffey is best known as the creator of the McGuffey Readers, a hugely popular set of educational primers. The site, now a regional park known as the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.

  • William H. McGuffey Primary School

    William H. McGuffey Primary School

    William H. McGuffey Primary School, also known as the McGuffy Art Center, is a historic elementary school located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1915-1916, and is a two-story, rectangular, Colonial Revival style brick building. It features single-story Tuscan order porticos that project from each side elevation as well as from the front fa├žade. It is topped by a slate covered, low pitched, hipped roof. It was named for William Holmes McGuffey (1800-1873) the author of the first standard U.S. reader series who was a staunch advocate of public education and a University of Virginia professor of moral philosophy. McGuffey School ceased to be a public school in 1973.

  • William H. McGuffey House (Oxford, Ohio)

  • William H. McGuffey House (Oxford, Ohio)

  • William H. McGuffey House

    William H. McGuffey House

    The William H. McGuffey House is a historic house museum at 401 East Spring Street, on the campus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Built in 1833, it was the home of author and professor William Holmes McGuffey (1800-1873) from then until 1836. It is believed to be the site where he wrote the first four of the McGuffey Readers, widely popular instructional texts used to educate generations of Americans. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1965. It is now operated by Miami University as the William Holmes McGuffey Museum.

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  • Hale, William

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